In Israel, pipes are colloqially measured in "Tsol", which is 2.5 cm.
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> From: Karl Pentzlin [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, May 31, 1999 10:35 AM
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> Subject: Re: Internationalization--Standard Conventions // pound, Ux2114
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> Von: Alain <email@example.com>
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> Gesendet: Sonntag, 30. Mai 1999 16:48
> Betreff: Re: Internationalization--Standard Conventions
> > [Alain] In France butter is still sold in pounds (« livres ») after more
> > than 2 centuries using the metric system. However the « livre » there is
> > now defined as exactly half a kilo (500 g).
> Same in Germany for butter and other food (but only in informal use).
> On rural markets, you even find an unit symbol for it (a cursive form of
> Ux2114) which is regarded as old-fashioned and is (to my knowledge)
> not contained in any available printing font.
> Karl Pentzlin
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