After all this time everyone should have embraced the metric system. It started to be introduced in 1965.
I appreciate anyone who was over 40 (and now 96) may have had difficulty adapting but most of them won't be with us now.
Anyone who was 30 and below have had plenty opportunity to adapt. Unless they didn't like being imposed upon by Jonny Foreigner. and stuck in their Imperial ways. (Like the Express readers doing the poll ??).
The trouble is, successive governments haven't helped. Other countries have changed their systems to metric (including road signs) why didn't we?
Here in the UK we still have road signs stating miles per hour or distances in miles. We say our car's fuel consumption in miles per gallon, yet we buy it in litres.
At least social distancing is metric (2 metres) which equates to 6ft 6.5ins, not 6ft as I see on so many signs. And its metREs, not metERs.
I have two meters on the side of my house. One reads my gas consumption and the other measures how much electricity I use. And they are one metre apart.
I think this heat is getting to me . . . .
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