New Conversion Tables

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by yorkie19, May 13, 2005.

  1. yorkie19

    yorkie19 Active Member

    Just been approved by HM Inspector of Weights and Measures:

    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 or pains = 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

    1 million bicycles = 2 megacycles

    365.25 days = 1 unicycle

    2000 mockingbirds = 2 kilomockingbirds

    52 cards = 1 decacards

    1 kilogram of falling figs = 1 FigNewton

    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
     
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