Re: [LAU] thunderstorm

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To: Fons Adriaensen <fons@...>
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Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2009 - 4:59 pm

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On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 6:30 AM, Fons Adriaensen wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 08:11:30AM -0500, TheOther wrote:

In old days (long before you and me) an acre was the amount of land a man
and an ox could plow in a day :) One day in the distant future the USA will
adopt metric. Or not. Mind you, we did here in Canada 20+ (30?) years ago
and we still talk about miles, acres, pounds and inches. Instead of a metric
or imperial system we have a bit of both.

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On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 6:30 AM, Fons Ad=
riaensen <fons=
@kokkinizita.net
> wrote:
On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 08:11:30AM -0500, TheOther wrote:=

> Let's see, there's 640 acres to a section, and a section of

Incredible, those units !

So a square piece of one acre would have a size of
1 mile / sqrt(640). That square root is not an integer.

Is this the definition of 1 acre ?

In old days (long before you and me) an acre =
was the amount of land a man and an ox could plow in a day :)=A0 One day in=
the distant future the USA will adopt metric. Or not. Mind you, we did her=
e in Canada 20+ (30?) years ago and we still talk about miles, acres, pound=
s and inches. Instead of a metric or imperial system we have a bit of both.=

-- **** Listen to my CD at http://www.mellowood.ca/music/cedars ****Bob van der Poel =
** Wynndel, British Columbia, CANADA **EMAIL: bob@mellowood.ca
WWW: =A0 http://www.mellowood.ca

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