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.
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. […]