barleycorn

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I was still making fur coats when I went to see my first gig - The Barleycorns - I must have been about 17.
Well, three barleycorns laid end to end became our inch; the distance between nose and outstretched fingertip is the basis for our yard; and a mile is the equivalent of "two thousand paces.