Monthly Archives: August 2013

Metric usage by the media in Commonwealth countries

John Frewen-Lord contrasts media attitudes towards the metric changeover in Canada and Australia with those in the UK. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

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How should I say my height?

I am 1.79 m tall.  But how should I say that? Likes(3)Dislikes(3)

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Soaring costs of major transport projects

The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has strong views on its priorities for capital spending, but perhaps less so on value for money and return on investment. We take a look at some recent proposals. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

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