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    Question apint or pound of butter?

    What is correct english usage
    a pound or pint of butter

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    Re: apint or pound of butter?

    Quote Originally Posted by gavinappu View Post
    What is correct english usage
    a pound or pint of butter
    pound. Butter is measured by weight, not volume.


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    Re: apint or pound of butter?

    thanx but pls say example for both pint and pound

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    Re: apint or pound of butter?

    Quote Originally Posted by gavinappu View Post
    thanx but pls say example for both pint and pound
    This is a pound of butter. (roughly 0.45 kilograms)
    That is a pint of milk (roughly 0.6 litres)
    A pint is a measure of volume.
    A pound is a measure of weight.

    If you melted the butter, you could measure it in pints, but this is not how butter is usually measured.

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    Re: apint or pound of butter?

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    This is a pound of butter. (roughly 0.45 kilograms)
    That is a pint of milk (roughly 0.6 litres)
    A pint is a measure of volume.
    A pound is a measure of weight.

    If you melted the butter, you could measure it in pints, but this is not how butter is usually measured.
    In India they sell ghee (clarified butter) by volume. Maybe the OP is confusing the two types of butter.

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    Re: apint or pound of butter?

    Quote Originally Posted by gavinappu View Post
    thanx but pls say example for both pint and pound
    pint is generally used for liquids a pint of beer is most common
    You dont say half a kilo of beer or a pound of beer but half a kilo of wheat or rice or a pound of either is correct

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