strawberry selling (was Re: Metric Time (was Re: Why not 13 months? (Was La Systeme Metrique))

Illtud Daniel (
11 Oct 1995 17:15:17 GMT

In article <>,
John Winters <> wrote:
>Mind you, only left-ponders would do something as silly as selling
>strawberries by the pint (or litre)! :-)

Well, they're mostly sold by the punnet in the UK, which is a small
basket (usually plastic, nowardays). I've no idea if the punnet is
defined (I rather think it is), but it's clearly meant as a unit of

Illtud Daniel
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