Useful Conversion Table

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 Knotfurlong
16.5 feet in the Twilight Zone  1 Rod Serling
Half of a large intestine  1 semicolon
1,000,000 aches 1 megahurtz
Basic unit of laryngitis 1 hoarsepower
Shortest distance between two jokes A straight line
453.6 graham crackers 1 pound cake
1 million-million microphones 1 megaphone
2 million bicycles 2 megacycles
365.25 days 1 unicycle
2000 mockingbirds 2 kilomockingbirds
52 cards 1 decacards
1 kilogram of falling figs 1 Fig Newton
1000 milliliters 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
4 nickels 2 paradigms
2.4 statute miles of intravenous surgical tubing at Yale University Hospital 1 IV League


 

Contact Info: Michael Noonan, PhD, Canisius College , 2001 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14208                                                                             noonan@canisius.edu