I have submitted this blog article to draw attention to and allow comment on an historical account of metrication in the UK written in 1980. Continue reading “Metrication – a historical perspective”
Today I notice an item in “The Sun” newspaper a headline (approx from memory)
“Marathon runner collapses in 73° heat”
Was there any law against metric road signs before the 1970s? asks Kel
How many people can visualise a kilometre (or a mile for that matter)? asks Martin Vlietstra.
This plaintive question is posed by an inquirer who lives in south London.
Continue reading “Where can I buy metric-only scales?”