• 16 LB OR 7.248 KG TURKEY?

    3 years ago - By Ornithology

    I'm sure those of us who are buying our Thanksgiving turkey at the local supermarket are weighing it by the pound rather than kilogram. The U.S. is one of only three countries in the world that continues to use the awkward and difficult to remember English system of measure. Liberia and Myanmar, poor, undeveloped countries, are the other two.
    How many feet in a mile? Did you know an acre is four rods by one furlong? A barrel of oil is 43 gallons, a barrel of beer 36 gallons and a barrel of wine 56. If you tap and level a cup of flour, you get five oz; if you don't you get four. Why are...
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