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  •  Our zero is so less informative (0+ / 0-)

    Theirs means it's freezing, literally.

    At 0°C, pure water turns into ice. But at 0°F, what does happen that's so special it deserves a 0?

    0 is an important number that shouldn't go wasted.

    I deal in facts. My friends are few but fast.

    by Farugia on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 05:24:18 PM PST

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    •  You're talking science. (0+ / 0-)

      I'm talking poetic license.

      If I wrote that the measurements were well "more than 2.54 centimeters in many case" most in an American audience would not grasp what I was saying.

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