WEIGHTS AND MEASURES - AND BREXIT

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.Funded by subscriptions to Byline Times.Produced in Birmingham by Adrian Goldberg and Harvey White.(Originally broadcast @bylineradio via Twitter Spaces on 30/5/22) Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

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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 Byline Times is available free online, but it's even better in print where your subscription pays for the journalism. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.