Author Topic: Arithmetic that makes you cringe  (Read 18683 times)

Wowbagger

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Re: Arithmetic that makes you cringe
« Reply #225 on: August 19, 2020, 12:57:32 pm »
Lake Superior is about 4 times the size of Wales, if that's any help.

- from “Things I Learned On My Holibobs”, 2016 Edition.

Ah, but Lake Superior is mostly flat, whereas Wales mostly isn't.

What's the ratio of Lake Superiors to Carefully Ironed Waleses?
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Re: Arithmetic that makes you cringe
« Reply #226 on: August 19, 2020, 01:02:50 pm »
A guess: still 4 (to one significant figure).

citoyen

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Re: Arithmetic that makes you cringe
« Reply #227 on: August 19, 2020, 02:10:17 pm »
The Register standards converter still exists

Just had a look at that. Very similar in functionality to the old website I was thinking of. I wonder if they bought it up...
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Re: Arithmetic that makes you cringe
« Reply #228 on: August 19, 2020, 02:27:25 pm »
Lake Superior is about 4 times the size of Wales, if that's any help.

- from “Things I Learned On My Holibobs”, 2016 Edition.

Ah, but Lake Superior is mostly flat, whereas Wales mostly isn't.

What's the ratio of Lake Superiors to Carefully Ironed Waleses?

Tell that to the crew of the Edmund Fitzgerald...

Giraffe

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Re: Arithmetic that makes you cringe
« Reply #229 on: August 20, 2020, 03:24:39 pm »
El Reg's newest unit is the Osman, as a measure for social distance.
2x4: thick plank; 4x4: 2 of 'em.