[DWJ] Re: currency

Paul Andinach pandinac at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Mon Sep 18 01:13:28 EDT 2006


On Sat, 16 Sep 2006, Colin Fine wrote:

> Minnow wrote:

> > I am glad that Chrestomanci Castle still does its financial
> > dealings in pounds, shillings and pence sterling;

> > What's more, they measure weight in stones, pounds and ounces.

> My immediate reply is 'of course it does: it's early 20C'. Of course
> I'm not entitled to draw that conclusion; but it's perfectly
> possible that that England is only a few decades away from
> decimalisaton.



Paul
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