RE: Measurements in the UK

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!

Nancy Kaminski
who stands 15.3h
nancykam -at- attbi -dot- com

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