December 05, 2003

If Writers Went Metric

"I can see for kilometers and kilometers and kilometers and kilometers..."
--The Who

"Twenty-eight grams of prevention is worth .45 kilograms of cure."
--Benjamin Franklin (or, was it Thomas Edison?)

"Two centimeter worm, two centimeter worm, measuring the merrigolds..."
--traditional song lyric

"Gonna give it all away / to a registered charity/
Gonna give all away / All I need is .45 liters a day /
if we ever get outta here..."

--Paul McCartney & Wings

"If you give 'em 2.5 centimeters they'll take 1.6 kilometers."
--Ancient proverb

"15.5 decimeters / Eyes are blue / Could she could she koochie koo /
Has anybody seen my gal...?"

--I dunno

"...'Cep' for my Big 250 millimeter...Record...!"

"I wouldn't touch that with a 30 decimeter pole."
--ancient saying

"Whew...feels like 90 minus 32 times 5/9ths in the shade."
--cliche for a hot day

I got nothin'.

Posted by Tuning Spork at December 5, 2003 09:10 PM

Actually that was quite somethin'!
Now perk up, you were nominated for a Weblog Award at Wizbang!

Posted by: Susie at December 6, 2003 10:17 AM
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