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One has only to look at their methods of town planning and water supply, their obstinate clinging to everything that is out of date and a nuisance, a spelling system that defies analysis, and a system of weights and measures that is intelligible only to the compilers of arithmetic books, to see how little they care about mere efficiency.
Originally posted by loner007
reply to post by virgom129
err the UK is still Imperial. Even though people at school are taught the Metric system UK still have miles and uses imperial weights like pounds and quarter pounds. WE still use imperial measures like Inches feet and yards. We went metric ages ago but the people in the UK well a good majority are so thick the government had to bring back the old system.