Imperial weights and measures

the standards legalized by the British Parliament.

See also: Imperial

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Claire Marshall SO, when we claim back our "national" identity, will we be reintroducing imperial weights and measures? David Lacey BREXIT worked after all then!
conversions in my head back to miles and gallons but we may see imperial weights and measures back as a result of shunning everything European.
YOU know how we love feet and inches, miles, gallons and all our Imperial weights and measures? Well, apparently there are people who don't like them.
Imperial weights and measures belong in St Fagan's.
Imperial weights and measures now face no further threat from Brussels: "It is entirely up to the British Government whether to keep pints and feet and inches, and the whole miles system, but as far as the Commission is concerned there is not now and never will be any requirement to drop imperial measurements," said the Commissioner.
The most powerful country in the world has and will keep imperial weights and measures. And by the way I'm in my mid-70s (he says he is in his 70s).
Teesside shop owners are celebrating after the European Commission announced it is dropping attempts to ban imperial weights and measures.
MINISTERS are battling to save the great British pint and the rest of the imperial weights and measures system.
lJohn Golding, Labour MP for Newcastle-under-Lyme, says that imperial weights and measures are "wicked" and that the sport should immediately abandon stones and furlongs and go metric.
The prosecution will doubtless come as a surprise to Gunter Verheugen, the EU Commissioner, who recently stated that there was no law which prevented the use of Imperial weights and measures in this way.