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RE: converted: Re: [Aroid-l] Titanic Miracle in the Making

  • Subject: RE: converted: Re: [Aroid-l] Titanic Miracle in the Making
  • From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" hetter@xs4all.nl
  • Date: Tue, 9 May 2006 22:37:00 +0200
  • Thread-index: AcZzocw7HiwZ9A3EQfed4NHng4haPQABko4w

Ron Weeks, Ron Weeks..............veeeeery faint remembrance of that name.

Imagine: FOUR Weeks in a month..........that's just too much..... 

Lord P.

 

> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com 
> [mailto:aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com] Namens Ron Weeks
> Verzonden: dinsdag 9 mei 2006 21:25
> Aan: Discussion of aroids
> Onderwerp: Re: converted: Re: [Aroid-l] Titanic Miracle in the Making
> 
> 
> 117 kg =
> 8.017046605 slugs
> 90279.29636 scruples
> 10263.15789 shekels (Biblical Hebrew)
> 8602.941176 tetradrachma (Biblical Greek)
> 3889870.13 leptons (Biblical Roman)
> .2579408468 kip
> 114737805 dyne
> 486233.7662 assarion (Biblical Roman)
> 18.42432 stones (Imperial)
> 20.63526774 stones (Rolling)
> 
> I tried converting Hetterscheids to a non-metric unit...all I 
> got was a single digit.
> 
> Ron Weeks
> 
> On Tue, 09 May 2006 13:55:17 -0400, Wilbert Hetterscheid 
> <hetter@xs4all.nl> wrote:
> 
> > I recall that discussion too. It was hilarious and the non-metric 
> > people suffered a severe defeat....... :-) In the end stubbornness 
> > brings you nowhere.........(this was a freebee for you 
> Americans outthere....).
> >
> > Lord P
> >
> >> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> >> Van: aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com
> >> [mailto:aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com] Namens StroWi@t-online.de
> >> Verzonden: dinsdag 9 mei 2006 12:00
> >> Aan: Discussion of aroids
> >> Onderwerp: converted: Re: [Aroid-l] Titanic Miracle in the Making
> >>
> >> Dear Lord P.(ure-metric),
> >>
> >> for continentals like us there is a nice little freeware programm 
> >> called convert and it says:
> >>
> >> 117 kg = 18.42432 stone
> >> (yes, I know, it should give 18 stone and some lbs, ounces etc.
> >> furtheremore I do not know, if the stones are imperial or from the 
> >> new world, but I bet there is a difference....;-)
> >>
> >> some more...
> >>
> >> 117 kg = 257.9405 pound (advp)(lb)
> >> 117 kg = 313.4674 pound (troy)
> >> 117 kg = 585000 carat (for people who are in gemstones)
> >> 117 kg = 75232.64 pennyweight (also a very nice one)
> >>
> >> I remember there was a discussion like tis some years ago 
> and ( if I 
> >> am not wrong) Julius shed some more light on the topic.
> >>
> >> Best,
> >> Bernhard.
> >> Dollbergen, Germany (metric)
> >>
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> > Date: Mon,  8 May 2006 16:44:01 +0200
> >> > Subject: [Aroid-l] Titanic Miracle in the Making
> >> > From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid"
> >> > To: "Aroid-l"
> >>
> >> > Oh Ye Phallic Phreaques!!
> >> >
> >> > In the botanical garden of Bonn (Germany) a tuber of 
> Amorphophallus 
> >> > titanum was raised last year that weighs 117 kilo (that's
> >> quite some
> >> > stones, lbs and whatnot). This largest of all titans ever is now 
> >> > producing THREE buds and already TWO are certain 
> inflorescences!!!
> >> > This was never seen before. And who knows, maybe the third
> >> bud is an
> >> > inflorescence too.
> >> >
> >> > Site of the garden: http://botgart.uni-bonn.de/index.html but in 
> >> > german. Yet there is a link to a webcam.
> >> >
> >> > Enjoy and all you lovers of climbing aroids: CONVERT while
> >> you still
> >> > can!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
> >> >
> >> > Lord P(hreaqued out)
> >> >
> >> >
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> >> >
> >>
> >>
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