A Messed-Up Unit Conversion Table

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The following are unconventional unitsof measures you won’t find in conventional textbooks. I’m not sure if they will ever be useful to you but who knows…:

  1. 1 Bell = 10 Decibells
  2. 1 Terabull = 1012 Bulls
  3. 1 Megaphone = 1012 Microphones
  4. 2 Kilomockingbirds = 2000 Mockingbirds
  5. 1 Wave = 106 Microwaves
  6. 1 Decacards = 10 Cards (SI Unit) = 52 Cards (US Measure)
  7. 1 Demijohn = 0.5 Lavatory
  8. 1 Decalogue = 5 Dialogues
  9. 1 Picoboo = 10-12 Boos
  10. 1 Centipede = 10 Millipedes
  11. 1 Paradigm = 4 Nickles
  12. 1 Paradise = 2 Dice
  13. 1 Paradox = 2 Ducks
  14. 1 Mental = 100 Centimentals
  15. 1 Decadent = 3 ⅓ Tridents
  16. 1 Gigolo = 1021 Picolos
  17. 1 Fish = 106 Microfiche
  18. 1 Megahertz = 106 Aches
  19. 1 Monogram = 2 Diagrams
  20. 1 Literhosen = 1000 cm3 of Wet Socks
  21. 1 Committee = 0 Decision
  22. 1 Terrapin = 1012 Pins
  23. 1 Semicolon = 0.5 Large Intestine
  24. 1 Fig Newton = 1 Kilogram of Falling Figs
  25. 1 C-Ration = 100 Rations
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About Edmark M. Law

My name Edmark M. Law. I work as a freelance writer, mainly writing about science and mathematics. I am an ardent hobbyist. I like to read, solve puzzles, play chess, make origami and play basketball. In addition, I dabble in magic, particularly card magic and other sleight-of-hand type magic. I live in Hong Kong. I blog at learnfunfacts.com. You can find me on Twitter @EdmarkLaw and Facebook. My email is edmarklaw@learnfunfacts.com
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24 Responses to A Messed-Up Unit Conversion Table

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  2. paolsoren says:

    And now it all makes sense.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. anne leueen says:

    Wow! I could peruse this when I need to take my mind off lesser worries.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. oldpoet56 says:

    Very interesting.

    Liked by 1 person

  5. cagedunn says:

    I absolutely must use some of these in my stories – and soon! What a way to bring humour to the day!

    Liked by 2 people

  6. Abigail says:

    As a fan of the book, 2 Kilomockingbirds = 2000 Mockingbirds was my favorite in this list. Clever as usual, Edmark!

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Your post made my day! 1 centipede = 10 millipedes 🤪

    Liked by 3 people

  8. Liz G. says:

    It was fun reading those units of measure. Thanks for sharing.

    Liked by 3 people

  9. HemasSphere says:

    Very informative and fun too.
    I am relatively new to blogging. Love it when I come across reads such as yours. Pls fo visit my blog. Would be pleased to know your views

    Like

  10. dunnasead.co says:

    2 bees flying into a fan: 2 bees or not 2 bees.

    Liked by 3 people

  11. Viola Bleu says:

    I was giggling half way through and really cackling by the end! Loved this

    Liked by 3 people

  12. 1 Paradox = 2 Ducks? Yeah…I’ll find a way to work that into a conversation. 😉😁👍

    Liked by 2 people

  13. masercot says:

    Thank you for the two and a half decapuns!

    Liked by 5 people

  14. Every information is useful, may not be today but will be tomorrow.

    Liked by 1 person

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