Thursday, July 10, 2008

helpful metric conversions

for all of us imperialists

* 1 millionth of a mouthwash.....1 microscope
* Time between slipping on a peel & hitting the pavement.....1 bananosecond
* Weight an evangelist carries with God.....1 billigram
* 1,000,000 aches & pains.....1 megahurtz*
* Time it takes to sail 220 yards at 1 nautical mph.....1 knot-furlong
* basic unit of laryngitis.....1 hoarsepower
* 1,000 grams of wet socks....1 literhosen
* 10 rations.....1 decoration

~Ed Thompson

with thanks to charcuteire for the correction. Cheers! :)

2 comments:

charcuteire said...

The 4th bullet should be 1 kilo hurtz, 1 Mega hurtz would be 1,000,000 aches and pains.

Fiery said...

My thanks Charcuteire and welcome to my blog. :)