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Mnemonic fail! 
27th-Dec-2008 09:31 am
House facepalm
You know the law of Usenet that any spelling flame will itself contain a spelling error? I just ran across something similar on a post about kitchen mnemonics:
A quart means a quarter of a gallon. Or was that so obvious that it's not worth pointing out? Also, 4 cups in a quart, easy to remember since quart means four. (On a smaller scale, same theme, four ounces in a quarter cup.)
Oops.
Comments 
27th-Dec-2008 06:20 pm (UTC)
Once she's done that, she can move on to "gill" and "minim" and "peck" (oh my).
27th-Dec-2008 08:07 pm (UTC)
"Bushel: wander around outside. Find a bush. See how large it is? That's a 'bushel'."
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