also see anarchist
Ken : *sigh* him and his conspiracy's hes so metric
Most commonly used with buttload, assload, or shitload.
The modifier 'metric' has been co-opted from the term 'metric ton,' which is 205 pounds more than a 'ton.'
So, an 'assload' is a lot, but a 'metric assload' is even more.
Steve - "Yeah, so?"
Bob - "That's pretty darn Metric of you."
Comparing the Metric and Secondary (Or standard as some call it) measurement systems in America, we find that the majority of people are more familiar with Secondary, and as such 'Metric' is awkward, different, bad, or crazy. In this sense, 'Metric' can be used to describe the attitude or actions of a person, or something else that has happened that was unintended and harmful or unwanted.
A metric can normally be spotted in the south east of England and is often mistaken for a Land Rover Discovery.
Originates from the term “Metric tonne”
“I know I’m looking at metric but I’m not sure which part of it I'm seeing”
“Ed saw metric and got an erection”
All countries except the USA, Liberia, and Myanmar use the SI and it is furthermore the only system of units used in scientific work.
Ooooh look at me, I'm dumbassly defining metric as 'even more than'...how awesome is that.
is because they suck dicks on the side to pay rent, the other 40% is that they're Canadian. Not saying all Canadians suck, just the semi-sucessful ones.
Ben: No, Metric is gay, besides, I hear they suck live.