The First Day

Awake and ready for the day? - on we go.

It's a working day, so now you're up and dressed you need to get your breakfast and then drive to work.

Boiled egg for breakfast? Needs to be timed - but you don't need to know anything about the changes to the time units for this if you have an automatic timer.
If not, you'll need to use the clock, or your watch (and a minute, by the way, is about two-and-a-half 'ticks').

But it's time to set off for work.

Nothing about breakfast seemed very different, but a quick look at the television tells you it's going to be a fine day, and that the temperature is *20°Z - twozen degrees on the dozenal thermometer. This has replaced both the Fahrenheit and the Centigrade (Celsius) thermometers and runs from 0 (like the Centigrade did) to *100.
(And, if you want to know, *20°Z is about 62°F and 17°C.)

Out to the garage and into the car.

Ah. The speedometer and rev counter look strange -
here's the rev counter: The rev counter is calibrated in revolutions per tim, of which 3 revs/tim are roughly equal to 1000 rpm
and here's the speedometer: the speedometer works in grafut/tim (called Vlos, for velocity) and 1 vlos is just under 4mph.

And if the numbers on the speedometer have changed - so have those on the speed limit signs in the UK ... in built-up areas the sign now reads 8 (vlos), with some streets marked 5. The countryside limit is now shown as *11 and the motorway limit as *16. (A "ton" - hundred mph- comes out at *22 vlos).
Halfway down the road you come to a steep hill - which years ago was labelled "1 in 8" and then 12½% - its sign now reads *16% (but the % is per zandred).

(The asterisks wouldn't be there, of course, as all numbers are now dozenal.)

More to come

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