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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.
Hehe. 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. **Henrik