History Quotes / TheMetricSystemIsHereToStay

24th Jun '12 12:06:09 PM Tambov333
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-->"It helps to understand the antique finances of the Witchfinder Army if you know the original British monetary system:\\

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-->"It ->"It helps to understand the antique finances of the Witchfinder Army if you know the original British monetary system:\\
13th Feb '12 10:32:23 AM Tambov333
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-> "It helps to understand the antique finances of the Witchfinder Army if you know the original British monetary system:
-> Two Farthings = One Ha'penny. Two Ha'pennies = One Penny. Three pennies = A Thrupenny Bit. Two Thrupences = A Sixpence. Two Sixpences = One Shilling, or Bob. Two Bob = A Florin. One Florin and One Sixpence = Half a Crown. Four Half Crowns = Ten Bob Note. Two Ten Bob Notes = One Pound (or 240 pennies). One Pound and One Shilling = One Guinea.
-> The British resisted decimalized currency for a long time because they thought it was too complicated."
--> -- ''Literature/GoodOmens''

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-> "It -->"It helps to understand the antique finances of the Witchfinder Army if you know the original British monetary system:
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system:\\
Two Farthings = One Ha'penny. Two Ha'pennies = One Penny. Three pennies = A Thrupenny Bit. Two Thrupences = A Sixpence. Two Sixpences = One Shilling, or Bob. Two Bob = A Florin. One Florin and One Sixpence = Half a Crown. Four Half Crowns = Ten Bob Note. Two Ten Bob Notes = One Pound (or 240 pennies). One Pound and One Shilling = One Guinea.
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Guinea.\\
The British resisted decimalized currency for a long time because [[HypocriticalHumour they thought it was too complicated."
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complicated]]."\\
-- ''Literature/GoodOmens''
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