Friday, May 25, 2007

Units of Measurement that You Rarely See

UNITS OF MEASUREMENT THAT YOU RARELY SEE


2000 mockingbirds: 2 kilomockingbirds
Ratio of an igloo's circumference to its diameter: Eskimo Pi
2000 pounds of Chinese soup: Won ton
Time between slipping on a peel and smacking the pavement: 1 bananosecond
Half of a large intestine: 1 semicolon
1000 aches: 1 megahurtz
Basic unit of laryngitis: 1 hoarsepower
Shortest distance between two jokes: A straight line
1 million microphones: 1 megaphone
1 million bicycles: 2 megacycles
10 cards: 1 decacards
The force of 1 kilogram of falling figs: 1 Fig Newton
1000 grams of wet socks: 1 literhosen
1 millionth of a fish: 1 microfiche
1 trillion pins: 1 terrapin
10 rations: 1 decaration
100 rations: 1 C-ration
8 nickels: 2 paradigms
2.4 statute miles of intravenous surgical tubing at Yale University Hospital: 1 I.V. League

Thanks to Jack S. for sending this to me.


Pun Liner of the Day

There are 3 kinds of people: Those who can count & those who can't.


One Liner of the Day

18 out of 10 schizophrenics agree.


Thought for the Day

OK, so what's the speed of dark?


Murphy’s Laws

The Mathematical Formulation of Murphy’s Law:
1 + 1 x= 2
(One plus one hardly ever equals two.)

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