Re: Does five gallon container contain five gallons?

jc wrote:

2x4's are denominated "nominal" for those whose dimensions _were_ 2x4 and "dimensional" for those that _are_ 2x4 after drying, etc. (Drying shrinks lumber.)
No clue how 5 gallon buckets came to hold anything less than 5 gals.
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