Simperial podcast — Converting units for Canada

Simperial podcast — Converting units for Canada

Google measure converterThe soft and hard of converting imperial measurements to metric for a Canadian audience are covered in this episode, an adaptation of posts on the now-defunct Copyediting. We also get into simperial, the mixture of metric (SI) and lingering imperial measures that persists in Canada.

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What did you grow up with? Have you made the transition to metric? What imperial lingers in your life? Leave your comments below, or join the discussion over on the Dameditors Facebook page.


Mentioned in this episode:

Original posts: “Converting Measurements” and “Simperial—Distance Measures in Canada” on




Link to my Canadian, Eh? column on

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