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Jan Waclawek
01/17/06 07:02
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#107591 - rockets and cars
Responding to: Steve M. Taylor's previous message
Steve M. Taylor said:
Au contraire, we do not, we insist on gold-plating all the European legislation...

But I did not talk about the Belgian! :-)

My point was that you still keep the 240V, driving on the left side (note how ridiculous is to claim that the left side is the right side! :-) )

Steve M. Taylor said Wikipedia said:
The UK is the only country to have acquired and then abandoned a satellite launch capability.
... and so we have no "United Kingdom of Great Britain, Northen Ireland, the Moon and Venus" now :-)

Steve M. Taylor said:
In a practical way, when for example, you are trying to remember how long the piece of wood you measured to fit in the lounge is 4 feet 6 1/2" by the time you get in the workshop than 1384mm.

You don't know me. By the time I get in the workshop I barely remember what was I going to do... :-)

Just kiddin' of course.

Jan Waclawek


PS. Your technology... For us, the common people, rockets are too rare to meet but let me remind you of the fate of your car/motorbike industry...

List of 58 messages in thread
TopicAuthorDate
what a group      Erik Malund      01/12/06 08:51      
   ah well      Jez Smith      01/12/06 08:56      
      Strange happenings      Ian Bell      01/12/06 09:19      
         I grew up using only metric in Denmark,      Erik Malund      01/12/06 09:32      
            metric      Rob Klein      01/12/06 10:15      
               Mexico metric      Craig Steiner      01/12/06 10:29      
                  Complex units      José Félix Díaz Ivorra      01/12/06 10:44      
                     eggs and dozen      Jan Waclawek      01/12/06 10:54      
                        Depends      Steve M. Taylor      01/12/06 11:12      
                           the voltage is one thing      Erik Malund      01/12/06 11:19      
                              No.      Steve M. Taylor      01/12/06 15:47      
                              Only one      Ian Bell      01/12/06 15:51      
                        UK Mains is 240V      Ian Bell      01/12/06 15:49      
                           any guess how much copper would be saved      Erik Malund      01/12/06 15:52      
                              copper saving      Jan Waclawek      01/12/06 18:04      
                           Nominal      Andy Neil      01/16/06 08:26      
                              Possibly?      Ian Bell      01/16/06 16:56      
                                 imperial      Jan Waclawek      01/17/06 00:30      
                                    Who ? Us ?      Steve M. Taylor      01/17/06 05:34      
                                       rockets and cars      Jan Waclawek      01/17/06 07:02      
                                          The right side of the road      Ian Bell      01/17/06 08:02      
                                             driving directions      Jan Waclawek      01/17/06 09:51      
                                       oh yeah        Erik Malund      01/17/06 07:04      
                                    Ignore?      Ian Bell      01/17/06 07:57      
                                       The Space Shuttle and a horse's behind        Joseph Hebert      01/17/06 11:54      
                                          Brunel      Andy Neil      01/17/06 14:26      
                                    Ariane      Andy Neil      01/17/06 14:29      
                                       That was Ariane 2      Steve M. Taylor      01/17/06 14:33      
                                          Mars shot      Joseph Hebert      01/17/06 19:26      
                     Forgot that!      Craig Steiner      01/12/06 10:58      
         Imperial      Andy Neil      01/12/06 09:33      
            collars and cuffs      Joseph Hebert      01/12/06 10:11      
            Cheap Shot.      Ian Bell      01/12/06 15:53      
               British and Metric      John D. Maniraj      01/12/06 21:13      
                  apparently      Jez Smith      01/13/06 00:37      
                     kilogram      Steve M. Taylor      01/13/06 03:45      
                        kilogram?      Graham Cole      01/17/06 06:34      
                           Prototype      Steve M. Taylor      01/17/06 08:05      
                  BA      Steve M. Taylor      01/13/06 03:52      
                     Whitworth      Ian Bell      01/13/06 04:34      
                        Whit      Steve M. Taylor      01/13/06 06:21      
                        Whitworth...and then BSP      John D. Maniraj      01/13/06 20:00      
                           BSP      Steve M. Taylor      01/14/06 02:44      
                              Eh?      Rob Klein      01/14/06 07:15      
                                 Here      Steve M. Taylor      01/14/06 08:44      
                                    re: Here      Rob Klein      01/14/06 09:55      
                     What about the Japanese and Swiss?      John D. Maniraj      01/13/06 08:19      
   Speed limits      Eymard Gorman      01/13/06 08:22      
      More changes afoot      Robert Revens      01/13/06 09:03      
         they did that in Sweden      Erik Malund      01/13/06 09:13      
         traffic circles      Terry Lingle      01/13/06 14:14      
            Traffic Circles?      Andy Neil      01/16/06 13:00      
               Roundabouts      Andy Neil      01/16/06 13:17      
         Fun you say that !      Eymard Gorman      01/17/06 02:14      
   Don't mention aircraft      Oliver Sedlacek      01/16/06 09:29      
   Canada      Frank Jin      01/17/06 12:34      
      TTT      Erik Malund      01/17/06 12:41      
         cultural differences II      Jan Waclawek      01/17/06 14:15      

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