This week: oh good god imperial measurements are back; a map showing exactly why the US is weird; and how history shows that remaining queen for 70 years is actually a pretty big deal.
“The usual suspects may mock,” the bunch of weird throwbacks in ill-fitting suits who constitute the Bruges Group “think” tank tweeted on Saturday night, “but news that shops will be allowed to sell products in lbs and oz is a symbolic moment. Imperial measurements have been part of Britain’s social fabric for generations. Their use never should have be…
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