Re: [Way OT] Beer measurements (was: Re: Handwritten EURO sign)

From: Pim Blokland (
Date: Tue Aug 19 2003 - 07:18:48 EDT

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    Marco Cimarosti schreef:

    > E.g., I never understood why on earth metres and yards should be
    > different. In a public park somewhere in UK or Ireland I have seen
    > following sign:
    > TOILETS ------->
    > 50 yds (45.72 m)
    > It must be a reeeeeally urgent need if one cares about those 3.28

    4.28 actually.
    But are you serious about lengthening the yard to be the same size
    as the meter?
    Ha! Fat chance! You might as well suggest we abolish the yard

    Pim Blokland

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