BBC pundit supports going metric

Mention ‘k’ to this economist, and it’s not only the size of investment capital that he’s thinking of..

BBC News economics editor and presenter of “Dragons’ Den”, Evan Davis, speaks out in favour of the simplicity of the metric system in an article on his BBC blog. Normally associated in the public eye for financial figures in the thousands of pounds, Evan Davis compares the elegance and simplicity of the metre and kilometre and of decimal currency against the confusion of inches, feet, yards and miles, pounds, shillings and pence.

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