A cubit is about 18 inches. Measure based on distance between the elbow and the halfway point between your thumb and next finger. Egyptian cubits may have been a little longer, say 20 inches.
posted on 06/15/2006 9:20:54 AM PDT
(Holland: a very tolerant country. Until someone shoots you on a public street in broad daylight...)
To: Koblenz; dfwgator
A cubit is about...
Now, maybe I am incorrect, but I think that dfwgator is just quoting the Bill Cosby bit about Noah's Ark.
posted on 06/15/2006 9:34:24 AM PDT
(Said the perpetually dejected Mets fan.)
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson