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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metric_system

The metric system is an internationally agreed decimal system of measurement. It was ... The metric system has been officially sanctioned for use in the United States since 1866, but the U.S.A. remains the only industrialised country that has not fully adopted the metric system as its official system of measurement ( although, ...

mentalfloss.com/article/55895/countries-havent-adopted-metric-system

"At this time, only three countries—Burma, Liberia, and the US—have not ... point out that even these three countries do use elements of the metric system.

gizmodo.com/5786004/these-are-the-three-countries-who-dont-use-the-metric-system

Mar 26, 2011 ... These Are the Three Countries Who Don't Use the Metric System ... feel free to tell us why we're dumb for not using the metric system.

science.howstuffworks.com/why-us-not-on-metric-system.htm

First, the relationship between the metric system and the United States dates back to the 18th century, not the 1970s. Second, all countries ... system in fits and starts. And all countries use legacy units alongside metric ones, at least in colloquial expressions. ... Do drone pilots train on video games? 10 Reasons Zombies Are ...

www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2015/06/whos-afraid-of-the-metric-system/395057

Jun 6, 2015 ... Advocates of the metric system are accustomed to such scorn. ... If everyone in the world speaks English, it's very easy to do business, travel, ... Is it possible that the metric system will slowly displace English measurements, not by ... country's weights and measures—or in the case of the metric system, the ...

www.zmescience.com/other/map-of-countries-officially-not-using-the-metric-system

May 19, 2017 ... You know the US doesn't use the metric system, but who else doesn't? ... That's right, the three countries which are not using the metric system are Liberia ... Do you? — join our community! The cold relations with France didn't ...

www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/appendix/appendix-g.html

Note: At this time, only three countries - Burma, Liberia, and the US - have not adopted the International System of Units (SI, or metric system) as their official ...

www.quora.com/Which-countries-do-not-use-the-metric-system

The metric, or SI, system is the official system of measurement for all but three countries in the world. Liberia, Burma and the United States of America all use the ...

www.joeydevilla.com/2008/08/13/countries-that-dont-use-the-metric-system

Aug 13, 2008 ... Of all the countries in the world, only three backwaters still use the archaic Imperial system of ... Map highlighting countries that don't use the metric system .... And i do respect some others ideas, I just think it's not worth it.

www.us-metric.org/metrication-in-other-countries

The chart (below) shows when various countries adopted the metric system and is .... had adopted it, and there were serious plans to do so in the United States. ... The census showed that people in the countryside did not use metric units to ...