Law:The Easy Conversions Act (50th Cosa)

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This law is currently

It amends the following:
El Lexhatx

Ziu 50th Clark 4th
Sponsored by: Ian Plätschisch

Cosa.png Cosa: PASSED
PER 104 — CON 0 — AUS 24

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PER 5 — CON 1 — AUS 1

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50RZ20, The Easy Conversions Act

WHEREAS the whole world uses the Metric system for the exception of the USA, Liberia, and Myanmar, and

WHEREAS multiplying and dividing by 10 is very easy because we use a base-10 number system, and

WHEREAS the Imperial system is so convoluted that even math enthusiasts can't keep track of it all, and

WHEREAS it is easy to know that there are 100,000 centimeters in a kilometer, but not so easy to know that there 63,360 inches in a mile, and

WHEREAS NASA once lost $125 million because Lockheed Martin used Imperial units instead of the agreed-upon Metric units, and

WHEREAS we would not want the same thing happening to our own scientific pursuits, and

WHEREAS I realized that keeping the Fahrenheit scale is dumb if we convert everything else to metric, and

WHEREAS I first introduced this bill as a freshman MC, and

WHEREAS Now that I am Distain I like to think that I have more political capital

THEREFORE the twenty-ninth section of Title F of el Lexhatx, which currently reads:

The sole official system of weights and measures within the Kingdom of Talossa is the so-called "American" or English System.

Shall be replaced in full by the following:

The official system of weights and measures within the Kingdom of Talossa is the Metric System.

Uréu q'estadra så:

Ian Plätschisch - (MC-MRPT)