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36 Unusual Units of Measurement - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.10)

Key Facts In This Video

  1. A "dash" of an ingredient in cooking is exactly 1/8 of a teaspoon. 00:37

  2. A "hogshead" is a unit of measurement for wine, which equals 63 gallons. A "butt" equals two hogsheads. 01:55

  3. An "oxgang" is a unit of measurement used to measure an area of land approximately equivalent to 15 acres. 06:30