OT: Units (Was: Numbers in Qthen|gai (and in Tyl Sjok) [long])
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, January 12, 2005, 15:55|
I changed the subject. :-)
Andreas Johansson <andjo@...> writes:
> The really evil Swedish unit is the _mil_, or metric mile, of 10km. It's just
> asking for evil mistranslations.
If course 'pound' (de: Pfund, nl: pond) is also exactly 500g in
Germany and the Netherlands and presumable in many other countries
that are not Great Britain for instance.
Dutch also has an interesting one: 1 ounce ('1 ons') = 100g.