The Anonymous Widower

Should Brexit Mean A Return To £sd?

Why not?

I wouldn’t have a problem, as I honed my £sd skills in a pub, where a bottle of Guinness was one shilling and eight pence or three for five shillings.

Those were the days!

 

January 31, 2017 - Posted by | World |

4 Comments »

  1. Apart from being a daft idea, it’s incompatible with computers.

    Comment by JOHN HOWARD | January 31, 2017 | Reply

  2. But then Brexit is seriously daft, although I feel we’ll survive it. But at what cost?

    Comment by AnonW | January 31, 2017 | Reply

  3. Why not go the whole hog and have rods, poles and perches again as well, you could measure rainfall in quarts per rood.
    OTOH $125M crater…
    http://spectrum.ieee.org/aerospace/robotic-exploration/why-the-mars-probe-went-off-course
    https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn17350-nasa-criticised-for-sticking-to-imperial-units/

    Comment by Mark Clayton | January 31, 2017 | Reply

  4. Network Rail seem to measure track in milrs and chains.

    Comment by AnonW | January 31, 2017 | Reply


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