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Old 11-21-2007, 04:35 AM   #14
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The gill is still used in the UK as the standard measure for serving spirits in pubs. A standard "single" spirit measure is 1/6th gill in England, (but 1/5th gill in Scotland!).

The gill is a quarter of a pint in both the UK and US; it's the size of the pint which differs.
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