[OT - Crescent Wrench] - Re: 8.10b - first impression and questions

uriah heep stan10x10 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 11 18:59:57 BST 2008


Yep its all in ml's 325 750, 1500 except domestic beer.

On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 1:09 PM, Bruce Marshall <bmarsh at bmarsh.com> wrote:

> On Saturday 11 October 2008, Thorny wrote:
> > > Do Americans still buy their liquor in "fifths"?
> >
> > I don't know but I imagine so, wasn't that size supposed to 1/5 of a US
> > gallon? Are there any drinkers in the US reading this who can
> > confirm this?
> >
> > But, mm is a unit of distance, don't you mean cc?
>
> No, I believe most liquor is sold in liters now...   Usually  .75  or 1.5
> liter bottles which is supposed to replace the 4/5th quart (or 'fifth') and
> the half gallon.
>
> As always in marketing, they put out a slightly smaller amount at probably
> the
> same price as they do with candy bars.  :-(
>
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