OT: Quote of the day
pdml at web-options.com
Sat Oct 3 14:29:03 EDT 2009
> >>> > 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
> >>> > cubits or the like.
> >> http://www.onlineconversion.com/length_all.htm
> >> I vote that we start measuring everything in bee space.
> > Doesn't seem to have Babylonian cubits, only Egyptian,
> English and Roman.
> All of which are nearly the same length. However, the "Royal
> Egyptian" cubit is significantly shorter. Which means that
> we just saved a bunch of money on construction materials by
> switching to Royal Egyptian cubits.
A lot of people think that but they forget about having to pay royalties.
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