*groan* /facepalmEvilBastard wrote: Well exactly. And I don't think that the Metropoplitan Polis would be particularly chuffed to find that their address was One Scotland Ninety Centimetre.
EvilBastard wrote:sidebar: Monday Punday
Teacher: Johnny, give me a sentence using the word "centimetre".
Johnny: Er...my auntie arrived at the bus station and I was centimetre.
If I had my copy of "What If?" on hand, I'd quote the introduction to the British edition, where Randall Munroe goes on about units of measurement... But I lent it to a friend as soon as I'd finished with it, and he can't read it until his wife is through with it.
I think the thread is sufficiently derailed now.