Quote: Unusual Units of Measure

“Helen of Troy. Referred to as ‘the face that launched a thousand ships.’ Therefore, a milli-Helen is officially enough beauty to launch one ship.

“I would say that Bizzy’s face is around four milli-Helens,” said Dr. Withunga, “which gives her a decent shot at being in a magazine ad.”

Duplex, by Orson Scott Card, p. 194

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