First off, I’m not taking a stand on whether or not Mubaric should go with the picture on the right. I was just looking for a graphic to represent the current situation in Egypt. I do; however, think that people everywhere should be free to govern themselves. Self-determination.
But why am I writing about this now? Well, the 15th of February 2011 will be the 40th anniversary of when the UK decimalized. If you’d like to read more about it, I would suggest starting with this recent BBC article.
On a side note, you’ll also find out why a 10d nail is called a 10 penny nail.