"NOTE: Because retail prices change so quickly, the actual cost of many of the items of equipment mentioned would be out of date in short order. To overcome this problem, the cost is referred to in beers. In the interests of political correctness, it should be noted that these are fiscal beers, not alcoholic beers. [...] Any convenient unit of comparison would have sufficed; but for reasons of no consequence here, the currency selected was fiscal beer." (Seaworthy Offshore Sailboat)

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