WQPH Correction I Sent And Reply From Lowell Sun
Dale H. Cook
Thu Oct 27 16:15:47 EDT 2011
At 02:50 PM 10/27/2011, A. Joseph Ross wrote:
>>...Penny-wise but 0.5 kg foolish
>No, "pound" in that proverb refers to the British monetary unit.
Correct - it should have been "penny-wise but $1.61 foolish." Perhaps the British monetary system could stand to be metricized.
Dale H. Cook, Contract Engineer, Roanoke/Lynchburg, VA
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