Tuesday, September 16, 2008

SIX-INCH RULER

Six-inch ruler

When you want to measure something at a flea market, reach in your pocket for a U.S. dollar bill. It is six inches long. You are always carrying a six-inch ruler. When you want to measure something at a flea market, reach in your pocket for a U.S. dollar bill. It is six inches long. You are always carrying a six-inch ruler.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Actually, current U.S. currency is about 6 1/8 inches, but is good enough for approximations.

Rusty said...

You say: "You are always carrying a six-inch ruler."
The truth is, I seldom have a U S bill in my pocket --- I'm a married man!

naf62436 said...

Years ago I measured my hand spread. It was very close to 9 inches. that is with me all the time,

Anonymous said...

Also - for women - I am not sure about men - if you extend your arm, from the tip of the middle finger to your nose is approximately a yard,,,
Toni