Beyond Words

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Tuesday’s Tip October 10, 2012

Filed under: Uncategorized — carlawordsmithblog @ 2:01 am


Do you know how many 8 ounce glasses are in a bottle of wine?  How big is 1 ounce of meat?  What is considered an “average” bagel?  Here friends, are the answers in a simple “clip and save” format:


1 oz of meat = size of a matchbox

3 oz of meat = size of a deck of cards or bar of soap

8 oz of meat = size of a thin paperback book

3 oz of fish = size of a checkbook

1 oz of cheese = size of 4 dice

medium potato = size of a computer mouse

2 T peanut butter = size of a ping pong ball

1/2 cup of pasta = size of a tennis ball

average bagel = size of a hockey puck

8 oz glasses in a bottle of wine = approx. 3.5


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