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NYTimes.com: Reprieve for the Pint and the Ounce

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  • Terry Foreman
    Friends in the UK, Congratulations! Wouldn t be quite the same toasting Sam metrically. This page was sent to you by: terry.foreman@murraystate.edu
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 11, 2007
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      Friends in the UK,

      Congratulations!  Wouldn't be quite the same toasting Sam metrically.

       
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      INTERNATIONAL / EUROPE   | September 12, 2007
      Reprieve for the Pint and the Ounce
      By DAN BILEFSKY
      The European Union has reversed a plan that would have required Britain and Ireland to phase out imperial measurements in favor of the metric system.

       
      Copyright 2007 The New York Times Company
    • Bob Terry
      Poor old Brits. Pounds, pints, miles, and drive on the wrong side of the road too. :-)
      Message 2 of 2 , Sep 11, 2007
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        Poor old Brits.  Pounds, pints, miles, and drive on the wrong side of the road too.   :-)
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