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Metric madness

J. W. Batchelder

Metric madness

over 150 reasons for not converting to the metric system

by J. W. Batchelder

  • 297 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Devin-Adair Co. in Old Greenwich, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Metric system -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 244-245.

      StatementJ. W. Batchelder.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC92.U54 B37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 245 p. ;
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4121245M
      ISBN 100815962193
      LC Control Number80067135

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        Metric March Madness This Saturday, March 7th am – 12 noon Make new friends and have fun!! Sign Up TODAY!! CrossFit Metric – Fitness. View Public Whiteboard. A: Metcon (Time) Against a Running Clock: / Cal Erg B: Metcon (Time) At 10 minutes: 30 Ground to Overhead, 95/65 C: Metcon (Time) At 16 minutes: / Cal Erg. Let me know how you have gotten the madness out of measuring your KPI metrics by clicking here. Diane Weklar is the CEO of the Weklar Business Institute and author of Mastering the Money Maze: 10 Secrets to Winning Business Financing, which provides practical insight for business owners and managers who need to raise capital.


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