Beware: Same price, less product
Retail prices in the two stores are roughly the same, but we were buying less. For instance, a "half-gallon" container of orange juice from Tropicana is actually 59 ounces ... that people preferred to pay the same price even if it meant less juice.
Stone me! Pounds and ounces are saved
Many of us, too, are scarred by an earlier experience in these matters. People under the age of 40 cannot imagine how we coped with a monetary system in which there were 12 pennies in a shilling ... I suppose if we drank petrol the gallon might have ...
The SI (Metric) System
The American system is only a bit more complicated: there are 16 ounces in a pint, two pints in a quart, four quarts in a gallon ... How many pint servings are produced? A brewer produces 10 hl (1000 liters) of beer in one batch. How many half-liter ...
Florida Brewers Trying To Legalize 64-Oz Growlers Since Sometimes A Gallon Is Too Much
Someone needs to get Goldilocks on the case in Florida, where the just-right size of beer growler is illegal. It’s only one of three states where it’s illegal to fill 64-ounce beer containers, or growlers, but just fine to serve up as many 32-ounce or ...
Bring Back The Metric System
It’s because they use the metric system. Yes, the answer is that simple. I wonder, sometimes, what genius came up with the idea of using the ounces ... And how many liters are there in a gallon? I think it is 2.2, but I may be wrong.