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Morning Rolled Oats 

Converting to the Metric System

From: The humble Farmer
Length: :59

A woman unable to understand the metric system was crushed up against the wall by an oven overflowing with fudge brownie mix.

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It took the Sheriff and his deputy several extra hours to free the woman because, according to the directions on the box, the brownies had to be cut into 4 by 5 cm squares before eating.

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It took the Sheriff and his deputy several extra hours to free the woman because, according to the directions on the box, the brownies had to be cut into 4 by 5 cm squares before eating.

Transcript

Last Thursday the sheriff responded to a 911 call from a housewife in St. George, Maine who was being crushed up against her wall phone by an oven that had overflowed with Fudge Brownie Mix.
It seems as the woman had been confused by the directions on the back of the box, which have been converted to the metric system. That is, the pan is supposed to be 33 by 23 by 5 cm’s and you will need 110 ml of water and 55 ml of Vegetable oil. The only thing she found in common with the metric system was the 1 egg.
It took the Sheriff and his deputy several extra hours to free the woman because, according to the directions on the box, the brownies had to be cut into 4 by 5 cm squares before eating.
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INTRO:

Last Thursday the sheriff responded to a 911 call from a housewife in St. George, Maine who was being crushed up against her wall phone by an oven that had overflowed with Fudge Brownie Mix.

OUTRO:

It took the Sheriff and his deputy several extra hours to free the woman because, according to the directions on the box, the brownies had to be cut into 4 by 5 cm squares before eating.