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Re: British English - stone or pounds?

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  • Liz Spacilova
    Thanks, Valerie and Charlie! I suspected as much but found some misleading info on the Internet - Greetings from Prague, Siberia - Liz
    Message 1 of 4 , Jan 27, 2010
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      Thanks, Valerie and Charlie! I suspected as much but found some misleading info on the Internet -

      Greetings from Prague, Siberia -

      Liz


      --- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, Valerie Talacko <valerie@...> wrote:
      >
      > Stones (or stone). Never, ever pounds - more likely to be kilos than
      > pounds.
      >
      > Valerie
      >
      > On Wed, 2010-01-27 at 09:49 +0000, Liz Spacilova wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi,
      > >
      > > In normal conversation, is it more common for people to state their
      > > weight in stone or pounds on the British Isles? If you've dropped some
      > > weight, do you say that you lost e.g. 2 stone, 2 stones or almost 30
      > > pounds?
      > >
      > > Thanks
      > >
      > > Liz
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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