Wondering why the United States is one of three countries in the world that doesn't use the metric system? The answer will definitely surprise you.
The U.S. and the Metric System
Have you ever noticed that the standard system of measurement tends to change when you exit the United States? Distance is measured in kilometers instead of miles, clothing sizes are often measured in centimeters rather than inches, and volume is measured in liters instead of ounces.
Although English is spoken in many countries across the globe, when it comes to measurement, it can often feel like Americans speak a different language from the rest of the world. You may think that this is an overstatement. There must be some other countries that don’t use the…