Pre-decimal pedant complains, "9/11, that was nearly 50p when I was a kid"
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this is for us old 'uns who remember when all prices ended in 11d, so as not to break psycholoical barriers. You see *lights pipe* a pound was divided into 20 shillings, written 20/- This was divided into groats, farthings and florins, and half a crown was as much pocket money as was allowed and what happened was... oh forget it.
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