* Posts by Barry

1 post • joined 11 Sep 2007

Britannia triumphs over Johnny Metric

Barry

Imperial is just easier

A Drachm is 1/8 Ounce and a Dram is half of that. So 16 Drams in an Ounce and 16 Ounces in a Pound. So obviously a Pound is 1/14 of a Stone. 14 Stone is half a Quarter and a hundred weight is, wait for it, 112 Pounds. Finally a Ton is 2240 Pounds. And those bast**ds want us to count in 10's and confuse us!!!

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