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Subject:RE: Measurements in the UK From:"Nancy Kaminski" <nancy -dot- kaminski -at- spanlink -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Wed, 26 Jun 2002 14:49:11 -0500
> From: Sean Brierley [mailto:sbri -at- haestad -dot- com]
> A stone in the U.K was 14 pounds before SI came along, now it
> should be
> gone. As a unit of measure, stone is not used in the USA. Dunno about
> Canada. And, about measuring things by the "hand," don't,
> it's impolite LOL!
Except for horses, of course! In Europe they measure horses in
centimeters, and I can't figure out how big the critter is. 16.2h, on
the other hand, is perfectly obvious!
who stands 15.3h
nancykam -at- attbi -dot- com
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