imperial measures

Started by FLOUNCER3, June 03, 2022, 06:05:42 AM

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Michael Rolls

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klondike

New delivery of what there is plenty of already there on the way...


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Alex

I think it's best we leave things as they are, am I alone in thinking this ?  Perhaps show both metric and imperial on goods.

FLOUNCER3

well as i said they have been teaching metric in our schools for fifty odd years..
remember how difficult we all found decimal coins, i still think two bob when i see a ten pence

klondike

Back in 1971 the biggest difficulty was spending them before inflation made them worthless.

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Cassandra

To me it's the freedom to sell in whatever measure you choose. The EU forced us into accepting their measures and in fact compelled a fine of £2,000 upon a Sunderland Street trader who refused to sell in metric in 2001.

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