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Old 11-19-2010, 08:14 AM   #1
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Engineering Conversions

Engineering Conversion Factors you did not know about.

01. Ratio of an igloo's circumference to its diameter = Eskimo Pi
02. 2000 pounds of Chinese Soup = Won ton
03. 1 millionth of a mouthwash = 1 microscope
04. Time between slipping on a peel and smacking the pavement = 1 bananosecond
05. Weight an evangelist carries with God = 1 billigram
06. Time it takes to sail 220 yards at 1 nautical mile per hour = Knotfurlong
07. 365.25 days of drinking low calorie beer = 1 Lite year
08. 16.5 feet in the Twilight Zone = 1 Rod Sterling
09. Half 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 = 1 megacycle
16. 365 days = 1 unicycle
17. 2000 mockingbirds = two kilomockingbirds
18. 10 cards = 1 decacard
19. 52 cards = 1 deckacard
20. 1 kilogram of falling figs = 1 Fig Newton
21. 1000 grams of wet socks = 1 literhosen
22. 1 millionth of a fish = 1 microfiche
23. 1 trillion pins = 1 terrapin
24. 10 rations = 1 declaration
25. 100 rations = 1 C-Ration
26. 2 monograms = 1 diagram
27. 4 nickels = 2 paradigms
28. 5 nautical miles of intravenous surgical tubing at Yale University Hospital = 1 I.V. League

Just got this from my cousin Yves.
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Old 11-19-2010, 07:29 PM   #2
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Someone has way too much time on their hands.

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Someone has way too much time on their hands.

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That's why I read the whole thing
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Old 11-22-2010, 05:03 AM   #4
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You really need some sort of HOBBY my friend. Maybe something like needle point or building model airplanes or tossing cards into your hat from five feet away.
I too read it all the way thru. Maybe I need a HOBBY TOO......

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I guess inquiring minds have "to know"...just "what" I haven't figured out.
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I think DriVer's bored since the brakes are no longer a problem we'll have to find another problem on Workhorse chassis to post on and that may be hard to do.
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