Simperial weights — converting units of measure in Canada

bathroom scale
62 kg or 62,369 g

Though I’d much rather announce “I weigh 70 kg,” metric hasn’t entirely stuck in Canada. We use a simperial system that I’ve been writing about lately. An editor adapting a text needs to know when pounds should be used instead of kilograms. Converting weights, today on the blog.

And yes, I do weigh more than the guy who took this photo, Daniel Oines, used under CC BY 2.0 license.

copyediting contributor badge

Leave a Reply