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Metaphorical measurements for a British Olympics : a small publication intended to clarify some of the facts and figures involved in the London 2012 Olympic Games

Title
Metaphorical measurements for a British Olympics : a small publication intended to clarify some of the facts and figures involved in the London 2012 Olympic Games / written and illustrated by George Hardie ; designed by Daniel Kaspar.
Publication
[Brighton] : University of Brighton. Creative Campus Initiative, [2012]
Physical Description
[28] pages : illlustrations ; 15 cm
Local Notes
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original green printed paper wrappers.
Notes
"After 2012 London will become the city most experienced in hosting the Modern Olympic Games."
Summary
The volume notes the world records of various Olympic events, and offers alternative measurements of these records using metrics peculiar to the national characteristics of Great Britain. For example, the record distance for shot put (22.47 meters) has equivalent: "Throwing a ten week-old Stilton cheese the length of two and three quarter London red double decker Routemaster buses."
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
October 28, 2014
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