There are only
three countries that do not use the metric system.
One of them is a former British colony that parted ways over some taxed tea,
the second country was formed from former nonvoluntary agrarian workers from the former British colony that parted ways over some taxed tea,
and the third …
Update on Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at 3:07 AM Eastern
My friend Bibo commented on FaceGoogleMyBookPlusSpace,
that growing up in the Bahamas,
he remembered using the Imperial System and not the metric system.
And from some checking (granted, I only checked two sites) it appears they may still use the Imperial System.
I wonder if there are any more countries that don't use the Metric System?
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