How to write mathematics – and have a few smiles

Much as we don’t all find math the most riveting of topics (although this particular person did … LOL …), the following notions are worth considering, especially as the writing is a lot funnier than mathematics…

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Ratio of an igloo’s circumference to its diameter = Eskimo Pi

2000 pounds of Chinese soup = Won Ton

Time between slipping on a peel and smacking your *ss on the sidewalk = 1 bananosecond

365.25 days of drinking low-calorie beer because it’s less filling = 1 lite year

Half of a large intestine = 1 semicolon

1000 aches = 1 kilohurtz

Basic unit of laryngitis = 1 hoarsepower

Shortest distance between two jokes = a straight line

1 million microphones = 1 megaphone

1 million bicycles = 2 megacycles

2000 mockingbirds = 2 kilomockingbirds … remember?

10 cards = 1 decacards

1 millionth of a fish = 1 microfiche

1 trillion pins = 1 terrapin

10 rations = 1 decoration

2 monograms = 1 diagram

3 miles of intravenous surgical tubing at Yale University Hospital = 1 IV League

100 politicians = not 1 decision

What are your favourite funny measurements?

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