thread I mean it shouldn't be possible to be out by a factor of
one million simply by a capitalisation typo
permalink Most units named after people have their name, and a capital letter abbreviation
Except poor old Ohm, who gets an omega. Or maybe lucky old Ohm. I don't know, but it's annoyingly inconsistent.

Also lm which is the abbreviation for lumen, looks like 1m, ie one metre, when written. Etc, Etc.
permalink although Ohm's unit is written as

Because all SI and SI derived units are lower case when written out, regardless of the unit symbol, apart from, oddly, "degree Celcius"
permalink then there's the fuckery
where the kilogram is the base unit but all the prefixes are as if the gram is, and all the prefixes are written out lower case even though mega upwards are capital letters are symbols and bafflelingly micro gets μ
permalink IT's all greek to me :/
permalink Of course, you could argue that the true SI measure of temperature
was the Kelvin, not the °C
permalink well yes
the kelvin is the SI unit, the degree Celcius is a valid derived unit.