Top 5 Words that are Better Than Hella to Signify 10 to the 27th Power

UC Davis physics student Austin Sendek is petitioning the International System of Units to declare hella as the official designation of 10 to the 27th power, or, a trillion trillions. As in, The word hella is used by people in NorCal hella times a day.

That's 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 times a day.

Since hella is an even more annoying way to convey superfluousness than "uber" or "totes," the following five words are being offered for consideration...


*Epic. The diameter of the observable universe is 1.4 epicmeters, dude!

*Gnarly. 1,000 yottabytes is gnarlybytes. That's gnar gnar bytes. Dude.

*Dude, alternately, lebowski. Dude, the mass of the earth is six lebowskigrams.

*Insane. The power of the sun is 0.3 insanewatts.

*Have we said dude yet? Dude, people in SoCal use the word dude, like, dude times a day. It is still less annoying than hella.

Sendek's Facebook page for the cause currently has 32,612 fans, and he's created a company that sells MakeHellaOfficial merchandise. Still, Sendek admits that the odds of his petition being a success are "hella small."


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