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Re: Operationalize orthogonality

From: Frank Hamersley <terabitemightbe_at_bigpond.com>
Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2006 12:53:52 GMT
Message-ID: <ArBfg.1636$ap3.810@news-server.bigpond.net.au>


x wrote:
> "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
>>>> news:1148989329.212230.40130_at_38g2000cwa.googlegroups.com...
>>>>>> How you measure lengts in meters ?
>>>>> I'm afraid to answer your question ;-).
>>>> 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?
>> <SI Bigot>
>> I don't as I use metres!
>> </SI Bigot>

>
> <dict>
> me-tre (mee'tuhr) n., v. <-tred, -tring>
> 1. Chiefly Brit. METER.

S/be "Chiefly the rest of the world" but then that be where monsters are for all meter adherents.

> me-ter [1] (mee'tuhr) n.
> 1. 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

KO (sic).

Cheers, Frank. Received on Thu Jun 01 2006 - 07:53:52 CDT

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