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Your mail address bounced. I hope you don't mind me posting this to the
list. I mostly want to acknowledge that I got your note!
>>I don't carry this fact around with me. My American education was quite
>>successful. I'm of the mind that facts are for reference books. My brain
>>has better things to do than memorize things like that.
>So does mine. That's why it carries the F to C conversion formula (and a
>couple of easy-to-remember points) instead. From that it's simple math to
>get to the answer. I've always figured if I remember "how" I can get to
You're right, of course. I don't use the formula often enough, though, to
even warrant memorizing *that*, so I whip out the old calculator!