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An awful outdated system still used in many countries such as the US and partly in the UK.

Revolves around measuring weight, length, distance and currency in units that actually do not make sense, unlike the metric system which has been taken on board by most countries and is used in all science.
imperial system : 12 inches is a foot. 3 foot is a yard. 1760 yards is a mile.

metric system : 10 milimetres is a centimetre. 100 centimetres is a metre. 1000 metres is a kilometre.

Which system makes sense?
by Nic August 30, 2005
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Adj. Something that is expected to have a long lifespan by virtue of having existed for a long time, based on the lindy effect, named for the New York restaurant Lindy's, coined by Albert Goldman and popularized by Nassim Taleb.
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The Imperial System is a system of measurement developed by pimps, for pimps and is thus used in America and a few other pimpin places as opposed to the Metric System would sounds kinda gay.
Hah the Metric System? Too easy to use! It takes a real pimp to use the Imperial System.
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Synonym for incorrect, appalling, or disgusting .
β€œOmg, that shirt looks horrible on you. It’s like, imperial system bad.”
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