Reply to post: Re: Metric tonne?

Scottish rocketeers Orbex commission Europe's largest industrial 3D printer to crank out 35 engines a year

mr.K

Re: Metric tonne?

I think the point is that tonne is the name for metric ton. There is no short or long tonne, as tonne (with the additionally -ne) is exclusively used for the metric ton. Thus speaking of metric tonne is somewhat similar to "IT-technology".

I did not know this before reading the comment. The comments in this lesbian on-line magazine is making me learn things all the time.

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2021