A Conversation for Units of Measurement

Humourous & silly units?

Post 1

Uncle Ghengis

I'm sure that there are some humourous units too...

Like the Millihelen - notionally, the amount of beauty it takes to launch one ship.

But there must be more, right?


Humourous & silly units?

Post 2

The H2G2 Editors

>>>Like the Millihelen - notionally, the amount of beauty it takes to launch one ship.

smiley - laugh


Humourous & silly units?

Post 3

Uncle Ghengis

Ah yes. I#ve just thought of another one (albeit a derived one), that I have seen mentioned...

Attoparsecs per fortnight.

(What were they thinking? Seriously!!!)


Humourous & silly units?

Post 4

TRiG (Ireland) A dog, so bade in office

It's an interesting quiz question to ask what a milihelen is. Some people actually manage to work it out. My brother did.

TRiG.smiley - smiley


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