We still tell time the same way the Babylonians did. If only we had stuck with the base six number system, we could have saved ourselves a lot of confusion.
The elementary school is filling my kids' heads with nonsense. Seems that we will all be using the metric system some day so we might as well get prepared. I tell the girls not to worry; they were telling me the same thing when I was a kid. All a scare tactic to make us Americans want to quit.
Next thing you know, kids will have to stop running the 100 yard dash or the 220. What?