RE: [CR]Making sense of old British prices - the definitive list? :-)


Example: Racing

Date: Fri, 05 Dec 2008 09:49:34 -0500
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
From: John Betmanis <johnb@oxford.net>
Subject: RE: [CR]Making sense of old British prices - the definitive list? :-)
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At 11:30 AM 05/12/2008 +0000, Terry Kearns wrote:
>A grand - £1000

That is one expression borrowed from American movies that really irks me about the modern British vernacular. A grand is $1000 not £1000. I suppose inflation has taken its toll.

John Betmanis
Woodstock, Ontario
Canada