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In a Jiffy

  1. Feb 23, 2010 #1


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    I'm watching the History Channel program Modern Marvels "Measure It" and learned there is a unit of measurement called the Jiffy. :rofl:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jiffy_%28time%29" [Broken]
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  3. Feb 23, 2010 #2


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    So every time I told someone I would be there in a jiffy, I was lying.

    Who knew?
  4. Feb 23, 2010 #3
    my life is in shambles from this revelation.
  5. Feb 23, 2010 #4
    Is it also a derivative of a jerk?
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