Originally Posted by NatCh
Yeah, and A4 and Letter size are widely considered more or less interchangeable (and A4 is easier to type!), as you well know, you rascal.
Exactly. A4 is a little bit "taller" and a little bit "narrower" than US Letter, but they are pretty much interchangeable. Provided they have reasonable margins, you can print an A4 page on a "Letter"-sized piece of paper, and vice versa, without truncating any of the text.
It would make life easier if the US would adopt the same measurement systems that the rest of the world uses