John Frewen-Lord has passed on a link which illustrates the UK’s increasing isolation from other Commonwealth countries in the matter of measurement. And if Toronto, facing New York State across Lake Ontario, can nevertheless escape US influence, then why can’t we?
“Thought you might be interested in this article from Wheels.ca. (From the Toronto Star). You will see metric used virtually exclusively, including fuel consumption figures. The only non-metric bit I could find was the car’s engine power and torque outputs. Now if only British newspapers could follow suit!
Please visit link: http://www.wheels.ca/article/30690 ”
John has overlooked the ’21-inch doughnuts’, but nobody’s perfect!