## Sunday, February 19, 2012

### Metric System Prefix Fufu Song

Little basic FuFu, hopping through the forest
Scooping up the millipedes and boppin' 'em on the head
(spoken) Down came the 10-to-the-third fairy, and she said:
"Little basic FuFu, I don't want to see you,
scooping up the millipedes and boppin' 'em on the head.
... (spoken) Now I shall decrease each of your three dimensions by a factor of ten: poof!

Little milli-FuFu, hopping through the forest
Scooping up the micropedes and boppin' 'em on the head
(spoken) Down came the 10-to-the-third fairy, and she said:
"Little milli-FuFu, I don't want to see you,
scooping up the micropedes and boppin' 'em on the head.
... (spoken) Now I shall decrease each of your three dimensions by a factor of ten: poof!

Little micro-FuFu, hopping through the forest
Scooping up the nanopedes and boppin' 'em on the head
(spoken) Down came the 10-to-the-third fairy, and she said:
"Little micro-FuFu, I don't want to see you,
scooping up the nanopedes and boppin' 'em on the head.
... (spoken) Now I shall decrease each of your three dimensions by a factor of ten: poof!
Repeat with, nano,pico/femto/atto/zepto/yocto.

... (spoken) I suppose you'll never learn, will you?  Back to normal!

Little basic Fufu, running through the forest
Hiding from the kilo-birds who bop him on the head
(spoken) Down came the 10-to-the-third fairy and she said,
"Little basic Fufu, how I hate to see you,
Hiding from the kilo-birds who bop you on the head"
(spoken) Lets try increasing each of your three dimensions by a factor of 10: poof!

Little kilo-Fufu, running through the forest
Hiding from the mega-birds who bop him on the head
(spoken) Down came the 10-to-the-third fairy and she said,
"Little kilo Fufu, how I hate to see you,
Hiding from the mega-birds who bop you on the head"
(spoken) Lets try increasing each of your three dimensions by a factor of 10: poof!
Repeat with Mega/Giga/Tera/Peta/Exa/Zetta/Yotta