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Old 12-14-2008, 02:35 PM   #1
Michael Rowley
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Default Metric systems

Marjolein:

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We've used the metric system a bit longer than some other countries
As a matter of interest, when did the Netherlands adopt the metric system? We tend to assume that every European country was an early adopter, but Germany, for instance, did not adopt it as a whole until about 1890 or so.

   
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