Thursday, April 13, 2006

SCIENTIFIC EQUIVALENTS

(via volcanogirl. thanks volcanogirl!)

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

7. 365.25 days of drinking low calorie beer because it's less
filling = 1 lite year

8. 16.5 feet in the Twilight Zone = 1 Rod Serling

9. Half of a large intestine = 1 semicolon

10. 1,000,000 aches = 1 megahurtz

11. Basic unit of laryngitis = 1 hoarsepower

12. Shortest distance between two jokes = A straight line

13. 453.6 graham crackers = 1 pound cake

14. 1 million microphones = 1 megaphone

15. 1 million bicycles = 2 megacycles

16. 365.25 days = 1 unicycle

17. 2000 mockingbirds = two kilomockingbirds

18. 10 cards = 1 decacards

19. 1 kilogram of falling figs = 1 Fig Newton

20. 1000 grams of wet socks = 1 literhosen

21. 1 millionth of a fish = 1 microfiche

22. 1 trillion pins = 1 terrapin

23. 10 rations = 1 decaration

24. 100 rations = 1 C-ration

25. 2 monograms = 1 diagram

26. 8 nickels = 2 paradigms

27. 2.4 statute miles of intravenous surgical tubing at Yale
University Hospital = 1 I.V. League

2 comments:

jo(e) said...

These were great. I had to stop and read them aloud to my kids.

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