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The closest thing to a "value judgment" in the whole thing is that the metric system is more logical than the old English (and current American) system.But the thing to that is, I don't even see Americans ever argue that feet/inches/miles/etc. Honestly, that judgment isn't in serious dispute, anywhere.My point is, and what I originally said, was that in America, we would say "If I were". I'm not here to write somebody's research paper for them.It's quite well known that Americans have stuck with the subjunctive more than many British people have.One argument I've heard in favour of the American system of dating is that the numbers of months in a year is smaller than the number of days in a month which itself is smaller than the number of possible years. I don't really buy this argument, but OP might be interested in it anyway so here it is.Meanwhile, in Northern Europe they've moved on to an opposite, descending date standard: year/month/day.Being in the computer industry, I really prefer yyyy/mm/dd because it alphabetizes better.
Note: Time zone differences will vary during the year, as different countries observe DST during different periods.
Instead of writing May-24, we simply change the “May” to “5” and write 5-24 or ⁵⁄₂₄.
That way it follows the natural language order and so requires no mental gymnastics to switch things around when speaking the date aloud. This isn’t usually any sort of problem because of universal consensus on how to interpret such things in the United States.
If you write day/month/year in America, you will not be understood.
Although I myself prefer the ISO notation, normal people do not use it in their daily affairs.