If the mile was shortened, you’d get more miles to the gallon.
What about the countries that use kilometers and liters?
Did anyone actually do the Math on this? Does it work out? I think it’s a further tribute to the incompetence and obfuscation of the US Dept of Gravity & Quantification.
160 Imperial fluid ounces to a gallon.
To further reduce fuel requirements, change the gravitational constant of the universe.
I think he meant reducing the mile to 3960 feet. If you increase it to 7920 (not 7290) feet, it would still be 20 miles per gallon.
This would be more humorous if not so true.
May 20, 2016