Changing the metrics
Blog 11/20/2000 Post a comment The U.S. government has been toying with the idea of converting to the metric system for decades, but so far the impact appears to be limited to random usage on pricey bottled waters and dual-dimensioned highway signs and car speedometers.
Fifty-six-year-old Pasquale Russo has been doing metalwork for more than 30 years in a tiny southern Italy village. Many craftsmen like him brought with them fabrication skills when they came from the Old World to America.
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