sort by best latest
Because that's a convenient measure to fit in with the workings of the solar system and the universe. Why is grass green?
You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.
Is it not the amount of time the Earth takes to make 1 rotation?
what makes you as such a silly question?
You could measure your day in decimal time as centidays, or 1/100th of a day (14.4 minutes). Chinese measured time this way for many centuries. Their unit for the centiday is called "ke"
Copyright © 2016 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.