NYTimes.com: Reprieve for the Pint and the Ounce
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.
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