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Thread #107159   Message #2219878
Posted By: Jack Campin
20-Dec-07 - 04:13 PM
Thread Name: BS: weight measurment
Subject: RE: BS: weight measurment
Stones are still in use as a measure for bags of potatoes.

In Scotland a derived unit still in occasional use is a "forpit" - "fourth part" of a stone, i.e. 3.5 pounds.