- Jan 1, 1970
Yes, that's what I read too. Still, I'm glad that it's also being hailed asIan Jackson said:It appears that the reason for relenting was because they realised that
this could affect trade with the USA who, of course, still use the
imperial system (even if the do get some of the measurements wrong), and
wouldn't accept things labelled only in metric. It's a long time since we
had something to thank the Americans for.
a success for common sense, and that the greengrocer's stand against the
bureaucrats who started it, is being directly cited as one of the reasons
for it being dropped, even if it's not strictly true ...