For John, BLUF: Measurement should allow people to understand their environment. Nothing to see here; just move along.
"America Uses Fahrenheit. The Rest of the World Uses Celsius. America Is Right. The Rest of the World Is Wrong.".
Well, the source is Mother Jones. The writer is Mr Ben Dreyfuss.
The accompanying chart at the Link is an excellent example of how the American system is superior.
Hat tip to the InstaPundit.
Regards — Cliff