I’m Against the Metric System

If for no other reason than the aesthetic value of Justin Vernon’s lyric:

“I could see for miles, miles, miles.”

You can’t convert that into kilometers.

Bon Iver – Holocene @ Fallon 2011 danydance30

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3 Responses to I’m Against the Metric System

  1. Peter says:

    Well, you can have the metric system and still use that saying. Germans have no idea how long a mile is, still there is the saying “meilenweit sehen können” (pretty much the exact translation as your English saying).

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