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Use of the kilometre in the UK

UK Metric Views - 11 November, 2017 - 12:31
As noted in a comment on our last article, the BBC’s acclaimed new series Blue Planet 2 uses metric measures for smaller distances and depths but miles for greater ones. Ronnie Cohen takes this opportunity to look at instances when … Continue reading →
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Autumn watched

UK Metric Views - 26 October, 2017 - 07:03
UKMA has received a message from a viewer of BBC’s ‘Autumn Watch’. This article includes the message and the response. This is the message recently left on UKMA’s web site: Hello, I started watching my most beloved Autumn Watch last … Continue reading →
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DfT myths and reality

UK Metric Views - 22 October, 2017 - 09:27
Over the years, the UK Department for Transport (DfT) has come up with many arguments in support of successive Transport Ministers’ reluctance to convert UK road traffic signs from an outdated and poorly understood system of measurement to one that is simple, logical and … Continue reading →
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A case of dumbing down on measures for US audience

UK Metric Views - 30 September, 2017 - 09:34
Amid the reports last year about the failure of consumer tests for the Galaxy S7 Active phone, one notable difference between the official use of the International Protection (a.k.a Ingress Protection) marks and the consumer reviews on an American website … Continue reading →
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gometric.us - 4 December, 2012 - 06:26
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gometric.us - 4 December, 2012 - 05:00
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gometric.us - 3 December, 2012 - 05:35
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gometric.us - 3 December, 2012 - 01:51
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gometric.us - 27 November, 2012 - 05:29
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gometric.us - 27 November, 2012 - 04:54
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gometric.us - 27 November, 2012 - 04:52
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gometric.us - 27 November, 2012 - 04:42
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gometric.us - 27 November, 2012 - 04:14
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gometric.us - 27 November, 2012 - 03:10
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gometric.us - 27 November, 2012 - 02:51
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gometric.us - 27 November, 2012 - 01:15
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gometric.us - 27 November, 2012 - 00:34
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gometric.us - 26 November, 2012 - 23:31
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gometric.us - 26 November, 2012 - 22:40
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gometric.us - 26 November, 2012 - 22:28
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