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Obscure Measurement Conversion Factors

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Richland123, Mar 30, 2013.


  1. Richland123

    Richland123

    Apr 17, 2009
    Obscure Measurement Conversion Factors

    1. Ratio of an igloo's circumference to its diameter = Eskimo Pi

    2. 2000 pounds of Chinese Soup = Won ton

    3. 1 millionth of a mouthwash = 1 microscope

    4. Time between slipping on a peel and smacking the pavement = 1 bananosecond

    5. Weight an evangelist carries with God = 1 billigram

    6. Time it takes to sail 220 yards at 1 nautical mile per hour = Knotfurlong

    7. 365.25 days of drinking low-calorie beer = 1 Lite year

    8. 16.5 feet in the Twilight Zone = 1 Rod Serling

    9. Half a large intestine = 1 semicolon

    10. 1,000,000 aches = 1 megahurtz

    11. Basic unit of laryngitis = 1 hoarsepower

    12. Shortest distance between two jokes = a straight line

    13. 2000 mockingbirds = two kilomockingbirds

    14. 1 kilogram of falling figs = 1 Fig Newton

    15. 1000 ccs of wet socks = 1 literhosen

    16. 8 nickels = 2 paradigms
     
  2. sloasdaylight

    sloasdaylight Banned

    Feb 4, 2009
    Tampa, Florida, US
    I just saw this.

    How did no one else think any of these were funny?
     
  3. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME!

    Sep 10, 2008
    Pomona, SoCal
    These are hilarious!

    Though, from the title, I was expectig a thread on Sacred Geometry.
     
  4. elgecko

    elgecko

    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    It takes a certain amount of geekiness to appreciate them.
     
  5. FilterFunk

    FilterFunk Everything is on the ONE! Supporting Member

    Mar 31, 2010
    Great stuff! Very funny and clever!
     
  6. got me laughing.
     
  7. 223 Ft.[SUP]3[/SUP] = 1 Shedload
    6.31 m[SUP]3[/SUP] = 1 Metric Shedload

    1000 Rented Cars = 1 KiloHertz

    0.25 Archbishops = A quarter Tutu

    1 Step Beyond = Madness.
     
  8. Time to leave one dopey thread = 1 click.
     

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