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imperial pint

[im′pir·ē·əl ′pīnt]
(mechanics)
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Ball Packaging Europe, a leading beverage can producer based in Wrexham, launched the partnership as every year they produce more than two billion cans ranging from 330ml standard soft drinks cans to 568ml imperial pint sized cans.
It is not a matter of adorning the imperial pint. Instead it is a matter of the (once) European empires coming to terms with the emerging Chinese empire of the 21st century.
Sadly, of course, British public opinion is consistently warped by a media that, when presented with nine-tenths of a newly EU-endorsed imperial pint, throws up its arms in mock horror and declares itself outraged by the pitiful dregs on offer.
He predicted in 1904 that the Conservatives would become "a party of great vested interests, banded together in a formidable federation; corruption at home, aggression to cover it up abroad; the trickery of tariff juggles, the tyranny of a party machine; sentiment by the bucketful, patriotism by the imperial pint; the open hand at the public exchequer..." Less than three weeks later, Churchill left the Conservative Party of his father and "crossed the floor" of Parliament to join the Liberals.
Steve Charlton Northern jumps valet Bishop Auckland, County Durham I would suggest that most of the young people who attend races now do so by driving along streets marked in miles, and if they are responsible drivers they will have only one drink - possibly out of an imperial pint plastic chalice.

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