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    Default Re: "a few clicks away"

    I have heard "clicks" used to mean "kilometres" in Australia, but not often. A more common term is "Ks" (kays).

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    Default Re: "a few clicks away"

    OK, I guess it is American English, but it's not used in America because we don't use kilometers.

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    Default Re: "a few clicks away"

    I have the feeling that 'clicks' for 'kilometres' is only used by US military personnel in war films.

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    Default Re: "a few clicks away"

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I have the feeling that 'clicks' for 'kilometres' is only used by US military personnel in war films.
    It was commonly used by US military personnel based in Bavaria in 1968-699. It was also used by Australian military personnel I knew c 1974-79.
    Last edited by 5jj; 02-Dec-2012 at 10:48. Reason: format
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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