LumberJocks

Feeble Attempts at Humor #8: The Ultimate Metric Conversion Chart

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Dave Rutan posted 06-08-2016 01:53 PM 1213 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 7: The Push Stick Song! Part 8 of Feeble Attempts at Humor series Part 9: Collective for clamps »

Got this in my Joke of the Day. Haven’t seen this before. (Perhaps I should get out more.)

The Ultimate Metric Conversion Chart

1,000,000,000,000 Microphones = 1 Megaphone

1,000,000 bicycles = 2 megacycles

500 millinaries = 1 seminary

2,000 mockingbirds = 2 kilomockingbirds

10 cards = 1 decacards

1/2 lavatory = 1 demijohn

0.000001 fish = 1 microfiche

453.6 graham crackers = 1 pound cake

1,000,000,000,000 pins = 1 terrapin

1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 picolos = 1 gigolo

10 rations = 1 decoration

100 rations = 1 C-ration

10 millipedes = 1 centipede

3 1/3 tridents = 1 decadent

5 holocausts = 1 Pentacost

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

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!



6 comments so far

View lightweightladylefty's profile

lightweightladylefty

3243 posts in 3763 days


#1 posted 06-09-2016 02:46 AM

Dave,

Someone is a really deep thinker! Thanks for sharing.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

View robscastle's profile

robscastle

5141 posts in 2255 days


#2 posted 06-09-2016 04:38 AM

OMG

-- Regards Rob

View JoeinGa's profile

JoeinGa

7739 posts in 2058 days


#3 posted 06-09-2016 07:55 PM

FUNNY !

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

View JayT's profile

JayT

5708 posts in 2262 days


#4 posted 06-09-2016 08:19 PM

I like it! Just copied it and sent on to a bunch of co-workers that will get a kick out of it, too.

-- In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Thomas Jefferson

View theoldfart's profile (online now)

theoldfart

9765 posts in 2502 days


#5 posted 06-09-2016 08:55 PM

Now that’s GOOD! Well done. Bravo.

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

View Doe's profile

Doe

1408 posts in 2881 days


#6 posted 06-09-2016 11:11 PM

Marvelously ridiculous! I’m saving the list for future reference.

-- Mother Nature talks, I try to listen

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com