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# Re: Operationalize orthogonality

From: x <x_at_not-exists.org>
Date: Wed, 31 May 2006 16:59:22 +0300
Message-ID: <e5k7a4\$vuq\$1@nntp.aioe.org>

"Frank Hamersley" <terabitemightbe_at_bigpond.com> wrote in message news:G5ffg.888\$ap3.805_at_news-server.bigpond.net.au...
> David Cressey wrote:
> > "x" <x_at_not-exists.org> wrote in message
news:e5hbn7\$n4i\$1_at_nntp.aioe.org...
> >> "U-gene" <grigoriev-e_at_yandex.ru> wrote in message
> >>>> How you measure lengts in meters ?
> >> Don't worry. I don't bite. Maybe others.
> >>
> >>> Do you remenber cork what is both round and square simultaneously?
> >> Yes. I put it in the neck of evry bottle still not empty.
> >
> > OK, I'll bite:
> >
> > How do you measure length in meters?

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> <SI Bigot>
> I don't as I use metres!
> </SI Bigot>

<dict>
me-tre (mee'tuhr) n., v. <-tred, -tring>

1. Chiefly Brit. METER. me-ter [1] (mee'tuhr) n.
2. the base SI unit of length, equivalent to 39.37 U.S. inches; now defined as 1/299, 792, 458 of the distance light travels in a vacuum in one second. Abbr: m. [1790-1800; < F mOtre < Gk métron measure] </dict>

In Novelian: metru/metri.
Don't confound metres with metresse and metre with mettre. :-)

> But I have never seen a lengt (sic) so for them I am not so sure :-).

Why you tell people lies. You've just seen 'lengt'. :-) See http://bucovina.chem.tue.nl/page_8.htm Received on Wed May 31 2006 - 08:59:22 CDT

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