Should U.S. switch to metric system?


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Published: 3 years ago
One Democratic candidate says the U.S. should switch to the metric system. CNN's Tom Foreman reports.


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Naw fam
We like OBJECTS
especially living ones fighting for a prize

1 month ago

Of course everyone should go metric. That's obviously

1 month ago

We should measure everything in football fields

1 month ago

There's nothing wrong using miles and inches in poetics and sports. Why shouldnt you noone has to converte anything on a football field and we don't care how fare on his rode emenem was on 3/4 or shit. Bus if u measure something to build, compare or calculate something. Use metrics. It's that easy

2 months ago

We'll make America metric! B-)

2 months ago

For some rason i wouldnt be surprised that more than hals of Americans wouldn't even know that they are practically the only ones not uing metric. And i am being generous with the 50 %

2 months ago

Every drug dealer or drug user is used to the advantages that the metric system brings with it. Same goes for weapon collectors. The imperial system is just plain bullshit.

2 months ago

I don't get why the world gets so bent out of shape if we prefer farenheit to celcius or miles to kilometers.

3 months ago

YES THAT WOULD BE AWESOME !!!!!!

3 months ago

That's why I always stand 1 Meter away from a stupid American with a yard stick , but they manage to smack 2/3rds of my dick.....there's a math equation for you americans 😂🤣😂🤣

3 months ago

Yes

4 months ago

Rednecks....low iq....bible cults have ruined the US.

4 months ago

It's ironic how even though the Americans rebelled against the british for independence, they stuck with the British system

5 months ago

yea stupid americans they have everything different cause they wanna be coooool lol

5 months ago

Even as a Canadian who used the metric system, you have to understand the culture of the US. It is built into their language and culture and customs and the ability to IMAGINE and PICTURE It. A quarter pounder hamburger, the superiority of a 7’ basketball player vs a 6’ or 5’ one, the gridiron yards of American Football ESPECIALLY Since the word FOOTBall refers NOT to the body part (soccer) but rather the length of the tip to tip of the rugby like ‘ball’ being that of an Imperial FOOT (12 inches), a three hundred lbs wrestler and my 600 lbs life. Not to mention the saying “a buck ($1.00) soaking wet’ stylistically describing a very small person who weighs 100 lbs (therefore $1.00 as slang) at best. Sayings like give an inch take a mile, a mile a minute, pounds per square inch. And let’s not forget, in the sex and porn obsessed US, the difference between an average 6’ dick vs an above average 8’ or 10’ or more, all of which would be utterly lost in translation when converted to cm, metres, lbs etc. Even as a Canadian who loves and only uses the metric system and Celsius, I can’t picture my own passport when it measures my height in cm and my weight on the scale as anything other than pounds.

6 months ago

Keep america

6 months ago

Purge the anti metric trumptards

4 months ago

HEY 'Murican dudes! Your wang is bigger if you measure it in metric. There, they will change overnight now.

7 months ago

so the rumors are true, a country use these old system never been succeeded to put a man on the moon so they ask stanley kubrick to fake the moon landing.

7 months ago

when whole world say football,america say soccer and their football dont include foot or ball haha.
they didnt want the british to rule them but they use their system for 300 years lmao.
and also how many rocket tests failed from 1960-1990 in U.S because of shitty old system which is for stone age.

a american ask me how tall are you?
me:172 cm
american:what?
how much is your weight?
me:77 kg
american:what?
me:---------------------------

7 months ago

I still don't understand how science class in the US would work.

7 months ago