Infographic: 12 Weird Units of Measurement You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of

You’ve heard of the hand, a unit of measurement for the height of a horse. But what about the pony, slug, or Smoot? This fun infographic will teach you about them and a few more unusual units of measurement, as well.  It came to us by way of Onward. Go there to read the entire article.

(Big, big thanks to Amit at NeoMam Studios for sending this our way.)

About Author

Bill Paarlberg

Bill Paarlberg is the Editor of The Measurement Advisor. He has been editing and writing about measurement for over 20 years. He was the development and copy editor for "Measuring the Networked Nonprofit" by Beth Kanter and Katie Paine, winner of the 2013 Terry McAdam Book Award.