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: Well since you asked - this has been alluded to, but I was told
: that the "English" system evolved when most craftsmen
: were illiterate and measuring devices were in short supply so
: there was a whole lot o' estimating going on. It's much easier
: to find the middle of something, and the middle of that, and so
: on (1/2, 1/4, 1/8) than to estimate a tenth. Which is not to say
: that the metric system isn't way superior now.

: Will

based on fingers (first joint of index figer) and feet....the greenland way...so must be used when building Greenland paddles and qajaq's :)

Ha Ha Ha.....I don't find either one superior.....Just differant

Best Wishes for a good day
Roy

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