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Old 22nd December 2015, 07:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Garagefairy View Post
Yards to metres?
Get a grip man. I would have you remember this is Great Britain. Inches, feet and yards are part of our heritage. Is this yet another attempt to bring us closer to our dastardly neighbours across the Channel where everything is metricised? Bah, Humbug.
What next? Metric cricket? Abolition of the 'pint'? It was bad enough to lose pence and shillings, the two bob, half crown, thruppeny bit and tanner.
Leave well alone.
And my scopes have parallax set (?) in yards anyway.

A letter to the Times might be the result if it goes ahead ... State of the Nation and all that.

Bah. Humbug

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