A look at some rare and bizarre units of measurement

In this week’s Mental Floss list, they go through a bunch of units of measurement and talk about what they measure and where they came from. Some are words we’re familiar with like smidgen or jiffy, and others are bit stranger, like micromort, which is a measurement of the probability of death…

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One response to “A look at some rare and bizarre units of measurement”

  1. slayerwulfe says:

    i liked the smoking grrl, and the rest of it.

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