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Do Bilingual Cereal Cooks in ‘Metric’ Time?

So I was getting ready to prepare my cereal when I decided to make this side-by-side comparison of two Cream of Wheat boxes. On the left, we find a box purchased state-side. It has a volume of 28 oz and surprisingly, cooks in just 2 1/2 minutes. On the right, our bilingual Canadian Cream of Wheat which has 800 delicious grams but cooks in 3 minutes. Why, Canada? Why do the Americans get to eat theirs 30 seconds sooner? Is it because Canadian Cream of Wheat cooks in metric time? Is it like the ratio of 1 mile to 1.5 km? Poor Canada. We always get left behind… Continue reading “Do Bilingual Cereal Cooks in ‘Metric’ Time?”