I loved and laughed my way through this post by Notes from the UK. I spent an age trying to figure how to reblog it.


Britain adopted the metric system in 1965.

Mostly.

How well has it worked? In 2015, 60% of eighteen- to twenty-four-year-olds didn’t know their weight in kilos; 54% didn’t know their height in centiwhatsits or in a combination of centiwhatsits and full-grown whatsits. For reasons I won’t pretend to understand, the slightly older group, twenty-five- to […]

All this–or the data part of it anyway–is from a YouGov poll. No one can say YouGov dodges the important issues. The poll also reports that the middle class […]

From this I gather that the upper class is too good to take surveys. […]

via Britain goes metric. Except where it doesn’t — Notes from the U.K.

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