Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Fact of the Day: Libra

The measurement of weight known as pounds is commonly abbreviated as lbs. It's short for the Latin word libra which means "scales" in English. 

11 comments:

Weekend-Windup said...

This weight balance remembers be many things and you have added some with it...

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Interesting!

Christine said...

Oh, interesting!

Pat Hatt said...

Never knew it came from libra

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Thank you, Adam! I've wondered about that my entire life and now I know!

Pilar Domínguez said...

I didn´t know this. Kisses:)

Emmylou said...

I didn't know this! LOL....there's so much I'm learning from your posts, Adam:D

Dascha said...

Interesting fact Adam!

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Bob Bushell said...

Kilogramme I think in.

Linda said...

Very cool, Adam.

Linda said...

Very cool, Adam.