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Length of a London Underground carriage (18 m) is 2 x World Long Jump Record (1991) (8.95 m)
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Width of a Penguin paperback book (111 mm)
If this was a standard unit ...
Yes, there's now a book based on these numbers. Oxford University Press: July 2018.
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