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Heres one from the shipyards. Apprentices first day in the joiners shop[1950s]in the yards, when we had feet and inches.Shown a three foot rule for the first time by the carpenter he was asked how many inches in a foot,thats easey 12 inches,good ,and how many half inches 24,good, how many 1/4s 48 good, how many 16ths 16 very good,how many 32s 32,well done ,now then how many 64s ,128 very well done again,now think about this one,how many 128s in a foot, silence, BUGGER of hell there must be MILLIONS.
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