Off topic: The definitive metric conversion chart... :-)
Thread poster: Catherine Bolton

Catherine Bolton  Identity Verified
Local time: 00:29
Italian to English
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Dec 20, 2002

I was looking for a REAL one, and stumbled across this!


METRIC CONVERSION CHART


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


If you want the link, here it is:

http://dbhs.wvusd.k12.ca.us/Humor/Funny-Metric-Chart.html


 

Arthur Borges
China
Local time: 07:29
English
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I dunno about Dec 26, 2002

the 10 dialogs but once they get off track, they could add up to one pathology, maybe.

 


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