# Feeble Attempts at Humor #8: The Ultimate Metric Conversion Chart

 Blog entry by Dave Rutan posted 06-08-2016 01:53 PM 1452 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments
 « Part 7: The Push Stick Song! Part 8 of Feeble Attempts at Humor series Part 9: Collective for clamps »

Got this in my Joke of the Day. Haven’t seen this before. (Perhaps I should get out more.)

The Ultimate Metric Conversion Chart

1,000,000,000,000 Microphones = 1 Megaphone

1,000,000 bicycles = 2 megacycles

500 millinaries = 1 seminary

2,000 mockingbirds = 2 kilomockingbirds

10 cards = 1 decacards

1/2 lavatory = 1 demijohn

0.000001 fish = 1 microfiche

453.6 graham crackers = 1 pound cake

1,000,000,000,000 pins = 1 terrapin

1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 picolos = 1 gigolo

10 rations = 1 decoration

100 rations = 1 C-ration

10 millipedes = 1 centipede

3 1/3 tridents = 1 decadent

5 holocausts = 1 Pentacost

10 monologs = 5 dialogues

5 dialogues = 1 decalogue

2 monograms = 1 diagram

8 nickels = 2 paradigms

2 snake eyes = 1 paradise

2 wharves = 1 paradox

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

## 6 comments so far

 lightweightladylefty3471 posts in 4323 days #1 posted 06-09-2016 02:46 AM Dave, Someone is a really deep thinker! Thanks for sharing. L/W -- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season. robscastle6675 posts in 2815 days #2 posted 06-09-2016 04:38 AM OMG -- Regards Rob JoeinGa7741 posts in 2618 days #3 posted 06-09-2016 07:55 PM FUNNY ! -- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward JayT6364 posts in 2822 days #4 posted 06-09-2016 08:19 PM I like it! Just copied it and sent on to a bunch of co-workers that will get a kick out of it, too. -- https://www.jtplaneworks.com - In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice, there is. theoldfart11058 posts in 3062 days #5 posted 06-09-2016 08:55 PM Now that’s GOOD! Well done. Bravo. -- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin ) Doe1430 posts in 3441 days #6 posted 06-09-2016 11:11 PM Marvelously ridiculous! I’m saving the list for future reference. -- Mother Nature talks, I try to listen

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