Punny Scientific Conversions

May 24, 2011

Culture

I got these in my email today.

Scientific Conversions

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 :rofl:
5. Weight an evangelist carries with God = 1 billigram (I love this one!) :rofl:
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 Sterling
8. Half of a large intestine = 1 semicolon :blink: ew
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 bwahaha!
27. 100 Senators = Not 1 decision :blink:

My favorites are probably #4, #5, #9, and #16. :mrgreen: Which ones were your favorites?

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4 Responses to “Punny Scientific Conversions”

  1. The Other Alice Says:

    Haha! Number 1, 2, 5, 9, 11, 17, 22 and 24! Number 24 took a minute.

  2. Mama Mia Says:

    Mine’s #16…2 kilomockingbirds….hilarious! Thanks for sharing this and putting a smile to my face. šŸ˜€

  3. Secondary Roads Says:

    And 2200 pounds of Chinese soup = won tonne? Just asking . . .

  4. ChezProvence Says:

    This explains why I have been getting so many political telemarketing calls:

    1 telephone = 1,000,000 microphones

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