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Handy Engineering Conversions

Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by okie, Mar 13, 2004.

  1. okie

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    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: 1bananosecond

    Weight an evangelist carries with God: 1 billigram

    Time it takes to sail 220 yards at 1 nautical mile per hour: Knot-furlong

    365.25 days of drinking low-calorie beer because it's less filling: 1 lite year

    16.5 feet in the Twilight Zone: 1 Rod Serling

    Half of a large intestine: 1 semicolon

    1000 aches: 1 kilohurtz

    Basic unit of laryngitis: 1 hoarsepower

    Shortest distance between two jokes: A straight line (think about it for a moment)

    453.6 graham crackers: 1 pound cake

    1 million microphones: 1 megaphone

    1 million bicycles: 2 megacycles

    2000 mockingbirds: two kilomockingbirds (work on it....)

    10 cards: 1 decacards

    1 kilogram of falling figs: 1 Fig Newton

    1000 cubic centimeters 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

    8 nickels: 2 paradigms

    3 statute miles of intravenous surgical tubing at Yale University Hospital: 1 I.V. League