Originally Posted by c6quad
the metric system is easy, but my vote is to keep it standard. if the kids don't learn the standard system at an early age and only know the metric system, they won't know what to do when confronted with a situation that calls for the standard system.
I was taught only the metric system in my Canadian school but learnt the standard system growing up from my parents and other adults that still used it. Not to mention I also have to know if to understand what you people are talking about when I visit the USA.
Now who here that is against the metric system has accutally used it on a daily basis?