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so we are being allowed to use pounds and ounces again :ymca:

let us express our delight with some traditional punnage

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imperial_units

https://theedkins.co.uk/jo/units/alpha.htm
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:woo: Sieur we feared the worst... now thou art back !!! thy subjects salute thee :adore:

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A Slug's Life

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no, it's not about the things that are like snails without the shell. This is instead an animated Disney film about 14.6 kg masses.


(it was only illegal to sell things in Imperial measurements only - metric and Imperial was fine)
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Take it with an inch of salt...
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so we are being allowed to use pounds and ounces again :ymca:

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Let’s not make a drachm out of a cubit.
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I never knew they were not allowed! Wow, I must have been living under a massive rock, maybe a mile under earths surface
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Queen of Imperial Seismic Activity
Little Imperial Activity in the Big Shop
Big Measuring Activity at the Little Shop of Clothes
A tale of two imperial cities
Imperial Border
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(Original post by the bear)
so we are being allowed to use pounds and ounces again :ymca:

let us express our delight with some traditional punnage

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Some of us never stopped using them
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This thread won't last furlong.... pound to be another one along tomorrow
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Hannibal Lecter ... liked his pound of flesh
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Wow, I must have been living under a massive rock
One that weighed several cwt.
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(Original post by Sinnoh)
A Slug's Life

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no, it's not about the things that are like snails without the shell. This is instead an animated Disney film about 14.6 kg masses.


(it was only illegal to sell things in Imperial measurements only - metric and Imperial was fine)
:woo: how we have missed the slug .... a large baby would weigh about 1/4 of a slug :yep:

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Take it with an inch of salt...
:woo: thanks for ermm leafing us this excellent punnage my friend :five:

Welcome to Ye Anciente Weighbridge of Puns :wavey:

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Let’s not make a drachm out of a cubit.
:woo: ells bells Sir Nulli ! have you no scruples ? :rofl:

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I never knew they were not allowed! Wow, I must have been living under a massive rock, maybe a mile under earths surface
:woo: kia ora L-dogg ! Kei te pēhea koe ? :beard:

*New Zealand has cancelled a £2000 contract with France for whale-oil powered carriages. Instead they are buying new fangled paraffin carriages from the Americas :eek:

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Queen of Imperial Seismic Activity
Little Imperial Activity in the Big Shop
Big Measuring Activity at the Little Shop of Clothes
A tale of two imperial cities
Imperial Border
:woo: thank you so much for sharing these with us tg :girl:

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Hannibal Lecter ... liked his pound of flesh
:woo: you troy with us Sir Meddad !! :yay:

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Close Counters of the Perch Kind
(for those unfamiliar with traditional British measurements, 40 square perches make a rood - hope this helps)

Genesis - Selling England by the Just Under Half a Kilo

Lost in Conversion

The Great British Acre Toff
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