What on earth has the football World Cup got to do with metrication? Nothing, you might say…but…on reflection, is there a connection?
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One of our readers, John Frewen-Lord, has been housebound for four days by the recent heavy snow falls – about 60 cm deep in his area. This has prompted him to provide an illustration of the comparative simplicity of calculating snow loads in metric units.
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