Fun with Scientific Data

Somebody sent this to me earlier this week. I thought this was very clever and really funny, too, so I figured it was worth sharing. Enjoy!

In the beginning the metric to English units conversions are a challenge,
but for advanced students there is an extended list of units and conversion
factors available online
 
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.     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 decacard

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

27.     100 Senators = Not 1 decision

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