# Obscure Measurement Conversion Factors

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

1. ### 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. ### sloasdaylightBanned

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

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

3. ### MatticusManiaLANA! 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

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

5. ### FilterFunkEverything is on the ONE!Supporting Member

Mar 31, 2010
Great stuff! Very funny and clever!

Nov 20, 2010
Mechanicsburg, PA
got me laughing.

7. ### Deathblade Eric

May 1, 2007
Catford, London
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. ### Downunderwonder

Aug 26, 2009
New Zealand
Time to leave one dopey thread = 1 click.