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Date:         Tue, 6 Mar 2001 08:57:20 -0600
Reply-To:     Walter Scott <wscott@MAIL.STATE.TN.US>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Walter Scott <wscott@MAIL.STATE.TN.US>
Subject:      OT:  Weights and measures?  Was: Can a SAS Dataset larger than 2
              GB ?
Comments: To: Nigel.Pain@SCOTLAND.GSI.GOV.UK
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Nigel, It is the same on this side of the pond. The 'british' ounce is %20 larger than the US ounce. I have no idea how that came about but,... That difference took some of the sting out of buying gasoline/petrol and made beer a downright steal while I was over ther in the mid-70s. Walter

>>> Nigel Pain <Nigel.Pain@SCOTLAND.GSI.GOV.UK> 04:53:25 06-Mar-01 >>> <<snip>> And while we're on standard weights and measures, just how many pints are there in a gallon? It's eight this side of the pond.

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