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From: Ian Hunter <>
Subject: Re: Miles - the last word!
Date: Sun, 26 Nov 2000 15:20:41 GMT
If I ever answer a distance query again, I'll put it in Miles,
Kilometres, Microns, Gallons, Litres, Fahrenheit and Centigrade in 6
different languages and personally visit the lister concerned to make
sure all is clear.
Can we let this drop?
Ian Pubby Hunter
On Sun, 26 Nov 2000 08:29:51 EST
> Altho' much good fun has been had by all concerned, an element of confusion
> has been allowed to creep into the debate surrounding miles and kilometres
> which has left an expatriate in the Antipodes (Mervyn B.) with a distorted
> impression of the situation here in the UK.
> While poor old Pubby meant no harm, I cannot allow the ensuing confusion
> about the status of the statute mile in the UK to continue, so here is my
> definitive ruling!