International Cat Speculators Since 2006


–  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
–  Half of a large intestine: 1 semicolon
–  1000 aches: 1 megahurtz
–  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:  bananosecond
–  A Half-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
–  1 million microphones: 1 megaphone
–  1 million bicycles: 2 megacycles
–  365.25 days: 1 unicycle
–  2200 mockingbirds: two kilomockingbirds
–  10 cards: 1 decacards
–  1 kilogram of falling figs: 1 Fig Newton
–  1000 grams of wet socks: 1 literhosen
–  1 millionth of a fish: 1 microfiche
–  1 trillion pins: 1 terrapin
–  1 million billion picolos: 1 gigolo
–  10 rations: 1 decoration
–  100 rations: 1 C-ration
–  10 millipedes: 1 centipede
–  3 1/3 tridents: 1 decadent
–  10 monologs: 5 dialogs
–  5 dialogs: 1 decalog
–  2 monograms: 1 diagram
–  8 nickels: 2 paradigms
–  2 wharves: 1 paradox
–  100 Senators: Not 1 decision

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