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14 Aug 2007

what do dieticians mean by losing a "stone" with regards to weight loss?
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01 Jan 0001

Dear WWW
The measure of weight referred to as a 'stone' is rather old-fashioned and I believe refers to an amount of about 14 pounds. But we have not used either the stone or the pound in SA for decades after metrication.
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