Monthly Archives: July 2010

A juicy story

A slogan appearing on the label of a bottle of apple juice leaves some of us guessing about its intended message. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

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Measuring, trading and manufacturing

Two questions from a reader have prompted thoughts about the impact on UK trade of the continued use of pound/inch units in the US, and about the future prospects for manufacturing industry. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

Posted in Education, General, Technical, Views from abroad | Tagged , , , | 19 Comments

DfT prefers imperial units to pedestrian safety

Signs indicating the emergency escape routes in tunnels are of critical importance to the safety of tunnel users, given the particular hazards of fire and smoke within tunnel environments. Sadly, the government’s irrational position on units of measure even extends … Continue reading

Posted in Road signs, Transport | Tagged , , , , | 34 Comments