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Old 30-07-19, 20:46
Robin Grainger Robin Grainger is offline
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Default old terminology

Originally Posted by Lynn Eades View Post
I just have to do this:
"It's a Thompson, not a Sterling"
While you're at it Tony, you should cover:
Bushells, Furlongs, BTUs, Troy weight, Tons, Tonnes, Firkins.
Then, there is a: Short cwt, a long cwt, a net cwt, a gross cwt.
(life used to be simple)
Rods, poles, perches. A cloth yard (length of an arrow) Bakers dozen?
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