A lot of confusion exists between Imperial and Metric measurements. In general I use metric measurements wherever possible. The other side of 'The Pond' they still prefer Imperial and 'Down Under' it's Reverse Metric .....
+++++++ MILES a long way out.
++++++ BETTER getting closer.
+++++ BIT a bit nearer, not the digital 'bit'.
++++ TAD much better, just a tad more.
+++ GNATS almost there, just how small is a gnat?
++ SMIDGEON no idea, just give it a shove.
+ WHISKER as in cat's whisker, very close now.
zero SPOT ON! success.
- BO**OCKS just too far, back to square one.
-- S**T much too far, have to make another one!
!!! PATIENCE you will need it to start again.
with thanks to various contributors :)