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Easy Metric Conversion Chart

Discussion in 'Jokes and Humour' at netrider.net.au started by rc36, Sep 15, 2005.

  1. Don't think this has been posted before (did search to make sure)

    Here are some handy metric conversions..

    1012 microphones = 1 megaphone

    106 bicycles = 2 megacycles

    500 millinaries = 1 seminary

    2000 mockingbirds = 2 kilomockingbirds

    10 cards = 1 decacards

    1/2 lavatory = 1 demijohn

    10¯6 fish = 1 microfiche

    454 graham crackers = 1 pound cake

    1012 pins = 1 terrapin



    1021 picolos = 109 los = 1 gigolo

    10 rations = 1 decoration

    100 rations = 1 C-ration

    10 millipedes = 1 centipede

    3 1/3 tridents = 1 decadent

    10 monologs = 5 dialogues

    5 dialogues = 1 decalogue

    2 monograms = 1 diagram

    8 nickels = 2 paradigms

    2 snake eyes = 1 paradise

    2 wharves = 1 paradox

    10¯6 phones = 1 microphone

    106 phones = 1 megaphone

    10¯2 mental = 1 centimental

    10¯1 mate = 1 decimate

    1012 bulls = 1 terabull

    10¯12 boos = 1 picoboo

    10¯15 bismol = 1 femtobismol
     
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  2. Not bad. For those of you with an appreciation of Australian literature, someone (Andrew Denton, I think) proposed a scale of lying, based on a unit called the "denko".

    Someone who lies half the time was a demidenko
     
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  3. 10¯(-24) Cats = 1 Yoctopus
     
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  4. Did he plagiarise that from someone else???

    :LOL: :LOL:
     
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