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Why is feet called feet?


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2010-05-01 11:29:54
2010-05-01 11:29:54

The foot was the size of the foot of King Henry VIII, who standardised the weights and measures of Britain, frequently to his personal dimensions. Hence, they became known as IMPERIAL measurements.

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