This is 2019, not 1919

I'm actually speechless after reading the BBC's reporting of the edict from Jacob Rees-Mogg I'm actually speechless, banning words and insisting on imperial units. Not only is the desire for alternative language completely unenforceable, but the arrogance that we should somehow abandon SI units in favour of an antiquated and outdated system of measurement demonstrates just how out of touch the ERG and the wider Conservative party are with reality. The SI system is literally the foundation of modern technology, industry, manufacturing, science and research. This is 2019, not 1919. The concept that the last 100 years of research should be abandoned by a single political party is both far fetc ...