Q: Was a yard the original standard adopted by the early English soverigns? ¶
A: Yes, and has been supposed to be founded upon the breadth of the chest of the Saxon race.
Q: Are yards obviously referred to? ¶
Q: Was a yard taken as "true"? ¶
A: Yes, the variation was found to be +1⁄20 to −1⁄15 of an inch, and an additional graduation for the Exchequer yard was made on the Royal Society's standard.
Q: Are yards also used and are the legal requirement on road signs for shorter distances in the United Kingdom? ¶
A: Yes, and they are also frequently found in conversation between Britons much like in the United States for distance.
Q: Was a yard known as the "quarter" without further qualification? ¶
A: Yes, while the sixteenth of a yard was called a nail.
Q: Is a yard equal to 3 feet or 36 inches? ¶
Q: Was a yard divided by the binary method into two? ¶
A: Yes, and four, eight and sixteen parts.
Q: Are yards a fathom? ¶
A: Yes, and a quarter of a yard is a span.
Q: Is a yard used as the standard unit of field-length measurement in American? ¶
A: Yes, and Canadian and Association football, cricket pitch dimensions, and in some countries, golf fairway measurements.