feet and inches input request

 From:  Brian (BWTR)
2009.12 In reply to 2009.11 

Americans still don't want to realise how small a part of the real, measure up, world they are in maybe? (Having a dig!)

Who else in the whole world has not made the change, decades ago!

(Like, back in my day, you had to have 10% of a house price as deposit and loan repayments could not exceed 13% of the MALE (only) buyers income!)

Now, in the third world,--------

Crazy world-----me and my mates have had all the solutions for yonks!
(Nobody listens!)