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How much does 20-pound bond paper weigh?

September 16th, 2009

Episode 387 of 1132 episodes

Your average ream of printer paper is called 20-pound bond paper, but it doesn't actually weigh 20 pounds. Tune in as Marshall explains this strange American paper naming system -- and its metric alternative -- in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

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