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Royal Navy parks 470 double-decker buses on Queen Elizabeth

Blake St. Claire

> sports "1.5 million m² of paint covering 370 acres", says the ministry in an unfortunate collision of imperial and metric.

We should be happy we weren't told that 1.5 million m² of paint covers 1.5 million m² of whatever it covers. OTOH, how many liters (or gallons) of paint was that?

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