More metric

When you buy vegetables and other things by weight the prices are listed in per kg and per lb. I think I read recently that Britain petitioned for and got a waiver to continue listing in both for a few more years. I guess it is the older people who have more trouble with the change. I remember something in “1984” where someone was complaining about how he liked pints not half-liters or something like that.

I passed a sign that said 6′ 11″ overpass in 200 yards. We have our TomTom set to give distances in miles and yards.


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