Monday, June 13

Pun Alert. This is a pun alert. If you ignore this alert, too bad.

 USEFUL TABLE FOR 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 peel & smacking 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

 7. 16.5 feet in the Twilight Zone = 1 Rod Serling

 8. Half of a large intestine = 1 semicolon

 9. 1,000,000 aches = 1 megahurtz

 10. Basic unit of laryngitis = 1 hoarsepower

 11. Shortest distance between two jokes = A straight line
12. 453.6 graham crackers = 1 pound cake

 13. 1 million-million microphones = 1 megaphone
14. 2 million bicycles = 2 megacycles

 15. 365.25 days = 1 unicycle

 16. 2000 mockingbirds = 2 kilomockingbirds

 17. 52 cards = 1 decacards

 18. 1 kilogram of falling figs = 1 FigNewton

> 19. 1000 milliliters of wet socks = 1 literhosen

 20. 1 millionth of a fish = 1 microfiche

 21. 1 trillion pins = 1 terrapin

 22. 10 rations = 1 decoration

 23. 100 rations = 1 C-ration

 24. 2 monograms = 1 diagram

 25. 4 nickels = 2 paradigms

 26. 2.4 statute miles of intravenous surgical tubing at Yale  
 University
 Hospital = 1 IV League

9 comments:

srp said...

Groan..... cubed.
I would love to let my folks read these... but I know Dad wouldn't get one of them. Well, maybe the billigram.

Looking to the Stars said...

LOL, I loved these :)

Nance said...

Oh, brother. (That's my highest praise for puns, to which I'm addicted but of which I'm rather easily ashamed.))

Sparkling Red said...

My favourite by far is the bananosecond. That is permanently implanted into my usable vocabulary. :-D

Arkansas Patti said...

Now aren't they clever. Aw gee, I just now got billigram when I read srp's comment. I kind of liked semicolon.

Granny Annie said...

Now I have a headache...

Anonymous said...

Love 'em, love 'em, love 'em. Thanks for the laugh. This has undoubtedly made the rounds in many science/engineering workplaces.
Cop Car

Celia said...

Love them, sent them out to everyone I know.

OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

These are great fun, Judy!