Old Notebooks Larry Clark and I Once Had a Math Teacher like This!

Old Notebooks Larry Clark and I Once Had a Math Teacher like This!

I was checking out the tables and a lot of terms are archaic or not in use even in my school days. i. e. 1 solid foot (cubic now). “aliquot parts of a pound”, and when was the pound worth $4.86C? Google: didn’t help much other than the $4.86 rate was in effect from the mid 1800s to the 1930s. 
one example: 
Student Life in English Canada during the Thirties (Montreal and Kingston 1990), pp. … The pound sterling was worth $4.86.

Check the “Long Measure”, Interesting?

Thanks Larry for these!

About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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