Why, oh why, did I sign up for Physical Science 101 to satisfy my gen. ed. requirement? It’s like being stuck in a cage with dumber-than-average orangutans who fling poo. PZ Meyers would be scandalized.
Teacher: What’s the standard unit of volume in the SI system?1
Teacher: I don’t think that’s the right answer…
Student: … a quart?
- There is none. Informally, volumes are still expressed in litres; formally, volumes are expressed as cubic lengths.[↩]