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Originally posted by Meena1

Originally posted by sunandshine

Originally posted by return_to_hades

Indian Currency is based on a logical metric system. As is most other countries.

US Currency is based on the whims of eccentric people. We still measure weight in 16 ozs = 1 Lb instead of 100 g = 1 kg.
 
Lol..I so wanted to post this metric system difference here..but wanted to not trouble Meena furtherLOL


it just gets annoying when you go to india.. converting lbs into kgs.. miles into kilometers.. Confused
..
 
Why did US chose to be different than the rest of the world, beats meConfused Even Canadians use KMs..! but anyway you dont go to India very often. Take the help of your cousinsSmile

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Posted: 04 January 2010 at 10:42am | IP Logged
Originally posted by Meena1

Originally posted by sunandshine

Originally posted by return_to_hades

Indian Currency is based on a logical metric system. As is most other countries.

US Currency is based on the whims of eccentric people. We still measure weight in 16 ozs = 1 Lb instead of 100 g = 1 kg.
 
Lol..I so wanted to post this metric system difference here..but wanted to not trouble Meena furtherLOL


it just gets annoying when you go to india.. converting lbs into kgs.. miles into kilometers.. Confused
..


Forget India. It happens when you cross the border north or south. LOL We are a strange land.

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ermmm
 
 
Indian currency is paise/rupees
 
Indian measurement system of numbers is 1,100,thousand, lac, crore

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1 Ikaai
10 Dahaai (ten)
100 Senkda (hundred)
1000 Hazaar (thousand)
10000 Dus Hazaar
100000 Lakh (hundred thousand)
1000000 Dus Lakh (million)
10000000 Crore
100000000 Dus Crore
1000000000 Arab (billion)
10000000000 Dus Arab
100000000000 Kharab (hundred billion)
1000000000000 Dus Kharab 
 
iske baad kya aata hai? LOL
 
Edit: Okay, googled it...
 
10000000000000 Neel
100000000000000 Dus Neel
1000000000000000 Padam
 
See yourself which system is more logical. Why should we adopt "million" wala system when we have been doing well with our own system.


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