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Measurement Humor
Measurement Humor

Measurement Humor

I received this in an email from a parent of a student I have tutored:
New IEEE standard values: Non-Conventional Units of Conversion Ratio of an igloo’s circumference to its diameter = Eskimo Pi 2000 pounds of Chinese soup = Won Ton 1 millionth of a mouthwash = 1 Microscope Time between slipping on a peel and smacking the pavement = 1 Bananosecond Weight an evangelist carries with God = 1 Billigram Time it takes to sail 220 yards at 1 nautical mile per hour = Knotfurlong 16.5 feet in the Twilight Zone = 1 Rod Serling Half of a large intestine = 1 Semicolon 1,000,000 aches = 1 Megahurtz
Basic unit of laryngitis = 1 Hoarsepower Shortest distance between two jokes = A Straight Line 453.6 graham crackers = 1 Pound Cake 1 million- microphones = 1 Megaphone 2 million bicycles = 2 Megacycles 365.25 days = 1 Unicycle 2000 mockingbirds = 2 Kilomockingbirds 52 cards = 1 Decacards 1 kilogram of falling figs = 1 Fig Newton 1000 milliliters of wet socks = 1 Literhosen 1 millionth of a fish = 1 Microfiche 1 trillion pins = 1 Terrapin 10 rations = 1 Decoration 100 rations = 1 C-ration 2 monograms = 1 Diagram 4 nickels = 2 Paradigms 2.4 statute miles of intravenous surgical tubing at Yale University Hospital = 1 IV League and… 100 Politicians = Not 1 decision

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