Someone on The Sun has actually studied some history!
From next year, Britain will move to a system with 10 hours in a day and 100 units in an hour – doing away with the old minute completely. Downing Street is yet to announce whether they intend to oppose the ruling by EU officials or whether MPs will get a chance to vote on the proposed changes. Souo Mestre, the EU planner who oversaw the changeover in Portugal and Spain in 2007, insists that the new time standard will allow for a better work and home life balance.
This is, of course, the old French Revolution idea of decimal time.
But hey, we\’ve had to adopt the French Revolution idea of decimal weights, so why not?