Monthly Archives: July 2016

150 Years of Legal Metric Usage in the USA

UKMA is nothing if not internationalist in its outlook. So today, 28 July 2016, we celebrate a significant anniversary for the use of the metric system in the USA. It marks 150 years of legal metric usage in the USA. … Continue reading

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Imperial holdouts in the UK in 2016

Who is still stubbornly clinging on to imperial units in the UK in 2016?  Metric views takes stock. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

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The Ins and Outs of Government

We take a metric view of the changes around the Cabinet table. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

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Why can’t weights and measures be left to the free market?

There have been recent reports in the press a butcher in Devon has started to sell meat in pounds and ounces after the UK had voted to leave the EU in a national referendum on 23 June 2016. This butcher … Continue reading

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