Useful Mathematical Conversions

  • One-half large intestine = 1 semicolon
  • Ratio of an igloo's circumference to its diameter: Eskimo Pi
  • 2.4 statute miles of intravenous surgical tubing at Yale University Hospital: 1 I.V. League
  • 2000 pounds of Chinese soup: Won ton
  • 1 millionth mouthwash: 1 microscope
  • Speed of a tortoise breaking the sound barrier: Mach Turtle
  • Time it takes to sail 220 yards at 1 nautical mile per hour: Knot-furlong
  • 365.25 days of drinking low-calorie beer because it's less filling: 1 lite year
  • 1000 aches: 1 megahurtz
  • Weight an evangelist carries with God: 1 billigram
  • Time between slipping on a peel and smacking the pavement: bananosecond
  • A Half-Bath: 1 demijohn
  • 453.6 graham crackers: 1 pound cake
  • 1 million microphones: 1 megaphone
  • 2200 mockingbirds: two kilomockingbirds
  • 10 cards: 1 decacards
  • 1 kilogram of falling figs: 1 Fig Newton
  • 1 millionth of a fish: 1 microfiche
  • 100 Senators: Not 1 decision
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