Now that the metric system is in wide use world wide (except here in the US), it is time to change a few common phrases.
A miss is as good as 1.6 kilometers
Put your best .3 of a meter forward
Spare the 5.03 meters and spoil the child
Twenty-eight grams of prevention is worth 453 grams of cure.
Give a man 2.5 centimeters and he'll take 1.6 kilometers.
Peter Piper picked 8.8 liters of pickled peppers.
Sent by Gill