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      01-21-2020, 12:00 PM   #6821
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I think my favourite measure of temp comes from some of our American friends, my kids have no idea what the temp was in F, only C. And then someone told them that 70F is like 70% hot, and 40F was like 40% cold etc.....

Perfect. Canada went to the metric system in the 70's if I recall. Maybe it was the right thing to do but it has been a mess with the US right next door. I was luck I guess because when I was in school the change was taking place so we were taught both.
Same here. Plus everything at work (Chemicals) is measured in C...so it make it easier for me to understand.
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I think my favourite measure of temp comes from some of our American friends, my kids have no idea what the temp was in F, only C. And then someone told them that 70F is like 70% hot, and 40F was like 40% cold etc.....

Perfect. Canada went to the metric system in the 70's if I recall. Maybe it was the right thing to do but it has been a mess with the US right next door. I was luck I guess because when I was in school the change was taking place so we were taught both.
Same here. Plus everything at work (Chemicals) is measured in °C...so it make it easier for me to understand.
I use both btw, my wife was raised all over (army brat) still mixes em up

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My whole issue with Canada in general is it's a confused mix of british and American, there's no consistency with anything.
Considering the Brits nor the Americans have any consistency with anything either doesn't help matters.
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