Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Thu Jan 4 02:55:33 UTC 2001

Along with this is income. It's pretty common to say (or even write on a job
application/resume): $50K. (Although this generally falls outside of the US)
what do metric users say for kilograms? I weigh 60 kilos or 60 Ks?

Benjamin Barrett

> -----Original Message-----
> Of Arnold Zwicky
> many newspapers use k for 'thousand' in reporting dollar figures
> (salaries, real estate offers/sales, etc.) in headlines.  the
> corresponding shortcut for 'million' is of course m.

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