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Field Engineers' Conversion Table

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You scientific types will especially appreciate this one; it is pretty heavy scientific stuff... converting units:
  1. Ratio of an igloo's circumference to its diameter = Eskimo Pi
  2. 2000 pounds of Chinese soup = Won ton
  3. 1 millionth of a mouthwash = 1 microscope
  4. Time between slipping on a peel and smacking the pavement = 1 bananosecond
  5. Weight an evangelist carries with God = 1 billigram 6. Time it takes to sail 220 yards at 1 nautical mile per hour = Knotfurlong
  6. 16.5 feet in the Twilight Zone = 1 Rod Serling
  7. Half of a large intestine = 1 semicolon
  8. 1,000,000 aches = 1 megahurtz
  9. Basic unit of laryngitis = 1 hoarsepower
  10. Shortest distance between two jokes = A straight line
  11. 453.6 graham crackers = 1 pound cake
  12. 1 million-million microphones = 1 megaphone
  13. 2 million bicycles = 2 megacycles
  14. 365.25 days = 1 unicycle
  15. 2000 mockingbirds = 2 kilomockingbirds
  16. 52 cards = 1 decacards
  17. 1 kilogram of falling figs = 1 FigNewton
  18. 1000 milliliters of wet socks = 1 literhosen
  19. 1 millionth of a fish = 1 microfiche
  20. 1 trillion pins = 1 terrapin
  21. 10 rations = 1 decoration
  22. 100 rations = 1 C-ration
  23. 2 monograms = 1 diagram
  24. 4 nickels = 2 paradigms
  25. 2.4 statute miles of intravenous surgical tubing at Yale University Hospital = 1 IV League
  26. 100 Senators = Not 1 decision
Created by dlucier
Last modified Thursday, Jul-28-2011 05:06 PM
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