Physics 101

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  1. Doglips

    Doglips Guest

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    This is for Klaus....

    Physics 101

    For those who thought the hardest part of Physics 101 was the constant conversion from MKS or CGS units to English units, here are some useful English system conversions:
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    Ratio of an igloo's circumference to its diameter: Eskimo Pi
    2000 pounds of Chinese soup: Won ton
    1 millionth of a mouthwash: 1 microscope
    Time between slipping on a peel and smacking the pavement: 1 bananosecond
    Weight an evangelist carries with God: 1 billigram
    Time it takes to sail 220 yards at 1 nautical mile per hour: Knot-furlong
    365.25 days of drinking low-calorie beer because it's less filling: 1 lite year
    16.5 feet in the Twilight Zone: 1 Rod Serling
    Half of a large intestine: 1 semicolon
    1000 aches: 1 megahurtz
    Basic unit of laryngitis: 1 hoarsepower
    Shortest distance between two jokes: A straight line (think about it for a moment)
    453.6 graham crackers: 1 pound cake
    1 million-million microphones: 1 megaphone
    1 million bicycles: 2 megacycles
    365.25 days: 1 unicycle
    2000 mockingbirds: two kilomockingbirds (work on it....)
    10 cards: 1 decacards
    1 kilogram of falling figs: 1 Fig Newton
    1000 grams of wet socks: 1 literhosen
    1 millionth of a fish: 1 microfiche
    1 trillion pins: 1 terrapin
    10 rations: 1 decoration
    100 rations: 1 C-ration
    2 monograms: 1 diagram
    8 nickels: 2 paradigms
    2.4 statute miles of intravenous surgical tubing at Yale University Hospital: 1 I.V. League
     
  2. NRAJOE

    NRAJOE YOU TALKIN' TO ME!? Forum Contributor

    He'll find SOMETHING wrong with them! ;) :D
     

  3. Oxford

    Oxford G&G Evangelist

    These will be useful in the future. About 1000 yrs. from now.(ha)