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Author Topic: Landslip between Salisbury and Romsey  (Read 3701 times)
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« Reply #60 on: March 26, 2020, 08:15:01 am »

I presume the Gazette & Herald is another organisation set to American spelling. 20 meters, voltmeters, multimeters? I presume metres.

After all isn't Wiltshire mainly populated by Americans? Grin
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« Reply #61 on: March 26, 2020, 08:22:05 am »

After all isn't Wiltshire mainly populated by Americans? Grin

A survey of immediate family I'm holed up with suggests not quite. Only 50% of us hold a USA passport.  But those of us who live in such company are bilingual - we know how to speak and write to get a clear message across, and what wording to use if we want to be ... oh, never mind - nothing to do with the landslip!
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« Reply #62 on: March 26, 2020, 08:59:51 am »

I presume the Gazette & Herald is another organisation set to American spelling. 20 meters, voltmeters, multimeters? I presume metres.

Nothing specifically American about voltmeter or multimeter - and inserting metre doesn't quite give the correct French version either, as it needs an accent (and ampèremètre needs two).
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« Reply #63 on: March 26, 2020, 08:36:16 pm »

An update and photo from Network rail.
https://www.networkrail.co.uk/news/successful-emergency-landslip-repair-on-target-to-reopen-vital-line-between-salisbury-and-romsey-three-days-ahead-of-schedule
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