OT: Quote of the day

Joseph McAllister pentaxian at mac.com
Sat Oct 3 00:30:21 EDT 2009

You guys sure keep me busy. Can't you do anything on your own?   :-)


Try this and take your pick!

On Oct 2, 2009, at 21:05 , Stan Halpin wrote:

> That site only gives conversions for English cubits. For some reason  
> it is hard for me to believe that the personage Scott has been  
> hearing from about boat building really intended English cubits.  
> What we really need is a conversion table for Phoenician cubits or  
> the like.
> stan
> On Oct 2, 2009, at 6:21 PM, Joseph McAllister wrote:
>> On Oct 2, 2009, at 16:11 , Scott Loveless wrote:
>>>> When's the last time you measured anything with cubits?
>>> I was given very specific instructions for the boat I'm building  
>>> right
>>> now.  All of the measurements are in cubits, which I find quite odd.
>>> I tried to plug them into a unit conversion app, but the general
>>> contractor threw a fit.  Anyway, just thought you guys should know
>>> that "somebody" is still using f'ing cubits.
>> Tell your contractor to go to:
>> http://www.engineersedge.com/calculators/length/length_cubits.htm
>> which will give him all the conversions he needs.

Joseph McAllister
pentaxian at mac.com


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