We Americans know how to embrace the metric system

I'm an American. When I was a kid, my Dad told me, "The metric system is gonna be big. Support it and use it - the whole nine yards - every inch of the way."

America hasn’t fully adopted the metric system yet…

… but believe me, we’re slowly inching towards it.

Before you judge somebody who doesn't use the metric system...

You should walk 1.609344 kilometers in their shoes.

Studies have shown that American youth has already started using the metric system

Nowadays you can even find students from various schools in America using 9mm

British people like to make fun of Americans for not using the metric system.

But I’ve never heard of a single British person walking into a pub and ordering a half liter…

Why don’t podiatrist use the metric system?

Because they get paid by the foot.

Imagine the US switched to the metric system.

Everyone would be kilogramming your mom.

Why are people who use the metric system so good at computer science?

Because they are pro-grammers.

What’s the metric system’s favorite game?

Follow the liter

America's almost finished switching to the metric system.

But they still have miles to go.

What is the metric system's favorite Halloween costume?

A skeleton



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How do American school kids learn the metric system?

9 millimeters at a time

In America, using the metric system can get you in legal trouble

In fact, if you sneer at any other method of measuring liquids, you may be held in contempt of quart.

I know of someone who uses the metric system

I really want to metre

Why won't the US change over to the Metric system?

Because we'd rather die on our feet than live on your 30.48 centimeters.

Metric system isn't popular in the United States?

Nonsense, just look how popular are two-liter bottles and nine-millimeter bullets

I finally learned how to convert units to the metric system!

It's a real 1.61kilometers6.35kilograms for me.

Why won't the U.S. switch to the metric system?

There would be mass confusion

It always makes me smile when people suggest switching to the metric system.

Or should it rather make me skilometer?

Why does North Korea use the metric system?

How else will they have a Supreme Liter?

I heard the United States is slowly moving towards the metric system...

They're getting closer inch by inch

There are two types of countries in this world.....

Those that use the metric system, and those that have set foot on the moon.

Alligators can grow up to 15 metres...

The joke doesn’t work with the metric system...

America could never switch to the metric system.

Kilometers Davis, how does that sound?

I love the metric system.

It's the best by an absolute 1.6km

An American lost a lot of weight

When he switched to metric system

As an American and a runner, I love the metric system.

I can quit at 3.11 miles without feeling guilty

21 Savage will have to change his name to comply with the metric system

53.34 Savage sounds fitting.

What’s type of boat does the metric system hate?


Why don't anarchists accept the metric system?

They refuse to have liters.

It’s amazing how popular Instagram is in America.

Didn’t think they liked the metric system.

All of my European friends tell me I have a foot fetish.

I tell them, I’ll never understand the metric system.

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What did Eminem say when asked why he wanted his movie to be called 8 Mile?

"I hate the metric system so much, seriously, fuck K/m"

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