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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 :)
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