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

From: John Cowan (
Date: Tue Aug 19 2003 - 17:00:10 EDT

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    Timothy Partridge scripsit:

    > In the UK the inch is now defined as 25.4mm rather than a subdivision of a
    > standard yard kept under lock and key.

    True enough, but the yard is still exactly 36 inches.

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