Metric System

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