"Wine" gallon vs. "imperial" gallon

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jan 11 22:48:05 UTC 2009

True. But for water and other substances of equal density -- including milk
and wine, for all household purposes -- they are equivalent.

Mark Mandel

On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 3:58 PM, <ronbutters at aol.com> wrote:

> A pint is 16 FLUID ozs. That is not the same as WEIGHING 16 ozs., as I
> recall.

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