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Useful English System Unit Conversions

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 16.5 feet in the Twilight Zone = 1 Rod Sterling 1/2 large intestine = 1 semicolon 1000 aches = 1 megahertz Weight an evangelist carries with God = 1 billigram Basic unit of laryngitis = 1 hoarsepower Shortest distance between two jokes = a straight line Time between slipping on a peel and smacking the pavement = 1 bananosecond 1/2 bath = 1 demijohn 453.6 graham crackers = 1 pound cake Given the old adage "a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step," the first step of a one-mile journey = 1 Milwaukee.