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Thread: Bogus comparison: "As big as a football field"

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    Distracted Chicago Expat's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaroGirl View Post
    Here in Canada, we measure everything in comparison to the size of the average beaver. Thus, the toaster was as big as a beaver, meaning a very large toaster. Or, the dog was smaller than a beaver, meaning quite a small dog, though not terribly small.
    That really puts Canada in a bind. With the recent World Health Organization report on the average size of beavers declining at an alarming rate, Canada is basically stuck with a perpetually sliding scale of measurement. However, I'm saving my sympathy for those poor small dogs, who are now gonna have to get even smaller just to keep up with the shrinking beavers.
    Last edited by Chicago Expat; 04-04-2011 at 06:31 PM.

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