Monthly Archives: November 2009

Milk pricing – is there method in the supermarket muddle?

The pricing of milk should be simple and clear, for milk is a staple item in every household. In reality, confusion often reigns. Likes(1)Dislikes(0)

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Virgin London Marathon 2010

Martin Vlietstra, a frequent contributor to MetricViews, passes on some misgivings about on the 2010 London Marathon. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

Posted in Health, Sport | 7 Comments

BIS sticks with pints of beer (but only on draught)

As expected the Business Department has refused to permit sales of draught beer and cider in convenient metric measures – but its reasoning is bizarre. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

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Signs review disregards Welsh road users

The Department for Transport (DfT) is failing to address the needs of Welsh road users, and international traffic, when considering road sign designs in its Traffic Signs Policy Review. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

Posted in Law, Road signs, Transport | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments