UK: Metric Martyrs face long wait for appeal judgement, but enjoy backing of judge
Lord Justice Laws has backed the case of five small British traders as they appealed against a government ruling that they exclusively use the metric system when selling fruit, vegetables, fish and meat. The traders, dubbed the Metric Martyrs, were given convictions by magistrates in Sunderland, Cornwall and London for their continuing to sell goods in pounds rather than kilograms.
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