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21-02-13, 11:06 PM
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire border
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And I always thought a 'chain' was the length of a cricket pitch
I wonder if that will confuse Sabrina?
You are correct Harry, a chain (66 feet or 22 yards) is the distance between the two sets of stumps of a cricket wicket. And I'm sure it will confuse Sabrina, we do have some really odd measurements don't we - fathoms, furlongs, firkins, peck, bushel, gill, acre etc.
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