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

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Blog entry by Dave Rutan posted 06-08-2016 01:53 PM 909 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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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!



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

Dave,

Someone is a really deep thinker! Thanks for sharing.

L/W

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

OMG

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

FUNNY !

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#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.

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

Now that’s GOOD! Well done. Bravo.

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

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

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