Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Metric English

 
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Seeing as the UK went Decimal back in 1970-umpty it's about the actual language caught up a bit. For example (clears throat)

"So, after doing a little tidying up in the back 91.44 cm, I watched that animated film about the dancing penguin, you know the one, "Happy 60.96cm", after that I was trying to do the upgrades on my OS, but the progress bar was just 2.54cm-ing along, so I decided to do it later".

That kind of thing.

not_morrison_rm, Jun 15 2013

Inflationary Language http://www.youtube....watch?v=YY6kElOYcd8
If you haven't heard it befive it is just three funny! [Canuck, Jun 15 2013]

River Chorna http://commons.wiki...:River_Chorna_1.JPG
[not_morrison_rm, Jun 15 2013]

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       Thanks a tonne for an idea that is overdue. I doubt folks will go the whole nine metres with it, though.   

       Kind of reminds me of Victor Borge's "Inflationary Language". That was two of the best comedy routines ever - two-derfully funny! A cubic metre of laughs!
Canuck, Jun 15 2013
  

       I'm not sure that decimalization of language is something I'd want to comtemplten.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 15 2013
  

       [marked-for-deletion] WKTE: a standard rant/comedy routine since the '70s.
FlyingToaster, Jun 15 2013
  

       It is?
not_morrison_rm, Jun 15 2013
  

       What can I do but post the Chorna river details linky.
not_morrison_rm, Jun 15 2013
  
      
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