For Reference Only

Countries that use the Metric System and try to convert their stuff to Standard measurements run into problems with the residual discrepancies in the conversion.

Now I have to check all my measuring tapes.

Source: For Reference Only

(H/T: Bayou Renaissance Man)

P.S. From the comments at Bayou Renaissance Man:

We talk and worry about all kinds of technological hijinks – but something as simple as mis-marking measuring tapes could cost another country millions in lost productivity. Partnering with competitors or enemies for ANYTHING is more than a questionable strategy. Lessons learned in the schoolyard still apply.