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standard to metric converter program

I am producing a website on air and need a link to change the entire
website from standard to metric for temperature, pressure,
miles-kilometers, and volume. Thank you.
Jul 20 '05
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JRS: In article <bn*********@drn.newsguy.com>, seen in
news:comp.lang.javascript, Lee <RE**************@cox.net> posted at Thu,
30 Oct 2003 11:20:17 :-
That is of course true, since the Americans are notoriously pig-headed
in international affairs. I have just read, in my newspaper, of a group
of Americans who wanted to entertain an Iraqi to a generous lunch. So
far so good. But (a) it was in Ramadan, a time for dawn-to-dusk fast;
and (b) the menu included ham sandwiches. They don't even have the wit
to understand those who they invade.

That attitude, on the part of the US, is not acceptable to those
elsewhere.


Another attitude that is frowned upon in some places is to
characterize the actions of a group of people as showing the
attitude of their nation.

It seems more likely to me that somebody made up a nice bash
than that anybody in Iraq could possibly overlook the fact that
it's Ramadan. Do you have a citation for the article?

Try a search of the Telegraph sites - the London Daily and Sunday
Telegraph. That London is in England, which is part of the UK. Search
also your own newspapers and other media.
But why do you assume that it took place in Iraq?

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Jul 20 '05 #51
JRS: In article <sg**************@merlyn.demon.co.uk>, seen in
news:comp.lang.javascript, Dr John Stockton <sp**@merlyn.demon.co.uk>
posted at Fri, 31 Oct 2003 17:07:15 :-
JRS: In article <bn*********@drn.newsguy.com>, seen in
news:comp.lang.javascript, Lee <RE**************@cox.net> posted at Thu,
30 Oct 2003 11:20:17 :-
That is of course true, since the Americans are notoriously pig-headed
in international affairs. I have just read, in my newspaper, of a group
of Americans who wanted to entertain an Iraqi to a generous lunch. So
far so good. But (a) it was in Ramadan, a time for dawn-to-dusk fast;
and (b) the menu included ham sandwiches. They don't even have the wit
to understand those who they invade.

That attitude, on the part of the US, is not acceptable to those
elsewhere.


Another attitude that is frowned upon in some places is to
characterize the actions of a group of people as showing the
attitude of their nation.

It seems more likely to me that somebody made up a nice bash
than that anybody in Iraq could possibly overlook the fact that
it's Ramadan. Do you have a citation for the article?

Try a search of the Telegraph sites - the London Daily and Sunday
Telegraph. That London is in England, which is part of the UK. Search
also your own newspapers and other media.
But why do you assume that it took place in Iraq?

A Telegraph Web site search yielded the article name & date, enabling an
efficient personal search of the actual tangible newspaper itself.

Weds Oct 29, 2003, page 15, top, title "Jessica Lynch snubs lawyer who
helped to free her", by Marcus Warren in New York.

"A journey to the home town ... visit to Palestine, West Virginia. ...
.... . Local people laid on an impressive spread at a reception to greet
the al-Rehaiefs, only to discover that the family was fasting for
Ramadan. Even if the guests had been hungry they would have been
unlikely, as Muslims, to tuck into the ham sandwiches on offer."

In a place called Palestine, too !

About 20 column-centimetres / 8 column-inches and two pictures.

Below is a photograph of US soldiery - one has a chin almost like that
of Buzz Lightyear.

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Jul 20 '05 #52
Lee
Dr John Stockton said:

JRS: In article <bn*********@drn.newsguy.com>, seen in
news:comp.lang.javascript, Lee <RE**************@cox.net> posted at Thu,
30 Oct 2003 11:20:17 :-
That is of course true, since the Americans are notoriously pig-headed
in international affairs. I have just read, in my newspaper, of a group
of Americans who wanted to entertain an Iraqi to a generous lunch. So
far so good. But (a) it was in Ramadan, a time for dawn-to-dusk fast;
and (b) the menu included ham sandwiches. They don't even have the wit
to understand those who they invade.

That attitude, on the part of the US, is not acceptable to those
elsewhere.
Another attitude that is frowned upon in some places is to
characterize the actions of a group of people as showing the
attitude of their nation.

It seems more likely to me that somebody made up a nice bash
than that anybody in Iraq could possibly overlook the fact that
it's Ramadan. Do you have a citation for the article?

Try a search of the Telegraph sites - the London Daily and Sunday
Telegraph. That London is in England, which is part of the UK.


Cultural differences again. Here in the US, that sort of thing
makes us think you're pretty pathetic.
Search also your own newspapers and other media.
I used Google's News search for combinations of "Iraqi Ramadan,
luncheon, ham" and a few others.

But why do you assume that it took place in Iraq?


Misread.

Jul 20 '05 #53

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