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Q & A: battery names

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Most recent answer: 10/01/2011
Why were the batteries named triple A and double A, when they could've been called A and B (followed by C and D)? Whomever named them did so inconsistently. If they really liked the As, they could've called them: AAAA, AAA, AA and A. (quad A, triple A, double A (instead of C), single A (instead of D).
- Janna (age 40)
Beats me. Names can be weird.

Mike W.

(published on 10/01/2011)

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