Re: The English/French counting system (WAS: number systemsfromconlangs)
|From:||Isidora Zamora <isidora@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, September 16, 2003, 16:51|
> > >Was this one of the reasons that the 10-day week of the Revolutionary
> > >Calendar didn't succeed as well as the rest of metric system? What other
> > >factors were there?
> > You'll need to ask a Russian (or at least someone from the former Soviet
> > Union)
>Um, I think he was talking about the French Revolution.
<laughing at myself>
Now everyone here knows that I don't know French history :)
In any case, I have heard of the Soviets using 5 and 6 day weeks at certain