May 30, 2022 • 29M
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES - AND BREXIT
As the name might suggest, the Byline Times podcast is the podcast of the Byline Times - telling you what the papers DON'T say.
The government's passion for imperial nostalgia has led to ministerial backing for the promotion of traditional weights and measures; pounds and ounces rather than kilograms, feet and inches rather than metres.
Adrian Goldberg hears from James Vincent, author of Beyond Measure, and Otto English, who wrote Fake History: Ten Great Lies And How They Shaped The World.
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Produced in Birmingham by Adrian Goldberg and Harvey White.
(Originally broadcast @bylineradio via Twitter Spaces on 30/5/22)
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