Monday, February 15, 2021

Happy Decimal Day!

50 years ago, the UK switched to a decimal monetary system.

Before that, 12 pence to the shilling, 5 shillings to a crown, 4 shillings crowns to the pound, (advanced math) 240 pence in a pound.

Backwards and ridiculous! The NYSE switched from 1/16 to decimal in... 2001!