Mostly the entire world uses metric, but the United States is one of the very few holdouts. But why, why does the USA refuses to go to the metric system. The Verge discusses the reasons why.
In 1975, the US had their shot at going metric… but we blew it. Over 40 years later, we’re still entangled in mass confusion. In this video, we take a look at why our old system of measures has held out for so long, why Americans are so hesitant to make the switch, and most importantly, how metric might already be here to stay. Enjoy below!
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