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

Catherine Bolton  Identity Verified
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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


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Arthur Borges
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Local time: 14:38
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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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