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(keitai-l) Grossly.OT: Re: Re: earthquake, but no noopie

From: Nick May <nick_at_kyushu.com>
Date: 05/26/03
Message-id: <fc.000f761000097f3d3b9aca00777805c3.97f45_at_kyushunet.com>
keitai-l_at_appelsiini.net writes:
>One last point: Who do people always "7 on the Richter scale" or perhaps 
>a
>little better "Magnitude of 7"? The correct usage should be "7
>Richter(s)".
>After all we don't say 240 on the Volt scale, or 0.1 on the Tesla scale
>etc..  Just a thought.


I guess because it is logarithmic and few scales in regular everyday use
for the ordinary population ARE....

Nick
Received on Mon May 26 15:02:56 2003