Are Imperial Measurements outdated? – Number Hub with Matt Parker – Head Squeeze

This is just lovely lol …

… & just in case it’s all to0 much to take in …

… here’s the list …

3 Barleycorns (Width)  = 1 Inch

12 Inches = 1 Foot

3 Feet = 1 Yard

1760 Yards = 1 Mile

1/8 Mile = 1 Furlong

10 / 10  Furlong = 1 Gunter’s Chain

1/11 Gunter’s Chain = 1 Fathom

15 Fathoms = 1 Shackles

100 Fathoms = 1 Cable

10 Cables = 1 Nautical Mile

3 Nautical Miles = 1 League

1 Nautical Mile =6080 Feet

1/3 Foot = 1 Hand

1 / 2 Hand = 1 Stick

1 / 2 Stick = 1 Inch

3 Inches = 1 Palm

1 / 4 Palm = 1 Digit

3 Digits = 1 Nail

4 Nails = 1 Span

2 Spans = 1 Cubit

1 / 3 Cubit = 1 Shatments

5 Shatments = 1 Pace

2 Paces = 1 Step

4 Steps = 1 Rope

5 Ropes = 1 Ramsoen’s Chain

50 Ramsoen’s Chains = 1 Roman Mile

1 Roman Mile = 60,000 Inches

1 Standard Mile = 63,360 Inches

1/6 Inch = 1 Picas

1 / 12 Picas = 1 Point

1 /20 Point = 1 Twips

6 Points = 1 Line

1 Line = 1 Poppy Seed (Length)

4 Poppy Seeds = 1 Barleycorn

… & this is just the lengths, there’s still weight & volume, which of course are just as much fun!!!

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