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New Metric System: 100 rations = 1 C-ration
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London Telephone Booth
Eschewing the newfangled open air telephones popular in the States, the British have actual boothes in which to make a phone call. Superman would be proud.I had a couple of opportunities to use such a booth, and discovered (1) very few accept coins - you have to use a phone card, which I didn't possess; and (2) even local calls are priced by the minute, so unless the other party spoke clearly and concisely (a rare trait in any country), I tended to run out of coins before words. So, in this area at least, I think the USA wins hands-down.
But the boothes are definitely cute...