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LJ Crew

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Re: Springer plans - Imperial v Metric!
« Reply #25 on: September 11, 2017, 08:23:46 AM »

When I was at school, (some time ago!) all my science was in feet pounds and seconds. Next year it was centimetres, grams and seconds. Later still it was metres, kilograms and seconds. At least I can still go to our local market and buy a yard of cloth, 54 inches wide!
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Re: Springer plans - Imperial v Metric!
« Reply #26 on: September 11, 2017, 10:13:14 AM »

Is that 49mm,cm, metres, inches, feet or yards!!!
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Re: Springer plans - Imperial v Metric!
« Reply #27 on: September 11, 2017, 10:23:17 AM »

Yes!
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Re: Springer plans - Imperial v Metric!
« Reply #28 on: September 11, 2017, 10:29:48 AM »

I was a bank cashier on decimalisation day - oh what fun!

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Re: Springer plans - Imperial v Metric!
« Reply #29 on: September 12, 2017, 01:32:38 AM »

When I was at school, in the late 40s and early 50s, all weights and measurements in our science classes were metric, even though Australia did not introduce decimal currency until 14th February 1966, and metric weights and measures from 1971.


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