How long is 1.25 feet?
It's about as tall as a Bowling Pin
The height of a Bowling Pin is about 1.250 feet.
(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 0.0026 feet of 1.250 feet in height. The USBC further mandates that certified pins be made of sugar maple wood, unless otherwise approved by the organization.
It's about three-fifths as long as a Woman's Footstep
The length of a Woman's Footstep is about 2.20 feet.
(for healthy, middle-aged woman of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a woman's step is 2.20 feet, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 4.30 feet. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about half as long as a Man's Footstep
The length of a Man's Footstep is about 2.60 feet.
(for healthy, middle-aged man of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a man's step is 2.60 feet, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 5.20 feet. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about half as tall as Verne Troyer
The height of Verne Troyer is about 2.70 feet.
Verne Troyer, most famous for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series, was an LP with a height of 2.70 feet. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about two-fifths as tall as General Tom Thumb
The height of General Tom Thumb is about 3 feet.
(a.k.a. Charles Sherwood Stratton) (1838-1883) (circus performer; height at death)
General Tom Thumb was an LP with a height (at his death) of 3 feet. Thumb stopped growing at 2.10 feet when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.
It's about one-third as tall as Kenny Baker
The height of Kenny Baker is about 3.60 feet.
(a.k.a. Kenneth George Baker) (1934-2016) (actor)
Kenny Baker, most famous for his role as R2-D2 in the Star Wars film franchise, was an LP with a height of 3.60 feet. Baker and his wife, Eileen, both made brief appearances as the small, woodland creatures known as Ewoks in the 1984 Star Wars movie, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (a.k.a. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi).
It's about one-third as tall as Hervé Villechaize
The height of Hervé Villechaize is about 3.90 feet.
(a.k.a. Hervé Jean-Pierre Villechaize) (1943-1993) (actor)
Hervé Villechaize, most famous for his role as Tattoo on the 1978-84 television series Fantasy Island, was an LP with a height of 3.90 feet. Villechaize's form of dwarfism, spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia-brachydactyly and distinctive speech (SED-BDS), is also known as "Tattoo dysplasia" or "Fantasy Island syndrome."
It's about three-tenths as tall as Matt Roloff
The height of Matt Roloff is about 4.30 feet.
(1961-) (actor and reality television star)
Matt Roloff, most famous for his role on the reality television show Little People, Big World, is an LP with a height of 4.30 feet. In 1985, Roloff stared as an Ewok — one of the small, woodland creatures from the Star Wars franchise — in the movie Ewoks: The Battle for Endor
It's about one-fourth as tall as Gary Coleman
The height of Gary Coleman is about 4.60 feet.
(a.k.a. Gary Wayne Coleman) (1978-2009) (actor)
Gary Coleman, most famous for his role as Arnold Jackson on the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes was 4.60 feet tall. His small stature was a result of a congenital kidney disease. Coleman worked as a security guard since following his career as an actor.
It's about one-fourth as tall as Danny DeVito
The height of Danny DeVito is about 4.90 feet.
(a.k.a. Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr.) (1944-) (actor)
Danny DeVito, best known for his role as Louie De Palma in the 1978-83 television series Taxi, is 4.90 feet tall. After graduating from high school, DeVito became a licensed cosmetician and it was out of interest in cosmetology that he first enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and later began to study acting.
It's about one-fifth as tall as Napoleon
The height of Napoleon is about 5.60 feet.
(a.k.a. Napoleon Bonaparte; a.k.a. Napoleon I, a.k.a. Napoleone di Buonaparte) (1759-1821) (French leader)
Despite his frequent characterizations as much shorter than average, Napoleon was a period-average height of approximately 5.60 feet. The mis-characterizations have been attributed to British propaganda and to the confusion between French and British units of measurements used at the time.
It's about one-fifth as tall as a Refrigerator (Side-by-side)
The height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side) is about 5.870 feet.
(a.k.a. Fridge, a.k.a Icebox) (for G.E. Profile model no. PSDW3YGXSS; total exterior height)
A common refrigerator model measures 5.870 feet in total exterior height. When General Electric released its first widely-marketed refrigerator — the "Monitor Top" model — in 1927, it sold over one million units.
It's about one-fifth as long as a Full Size Bed
The length of a Full Size Bed is about 6.250 feet.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Full-Size mattress measures 6.250 feet from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about one-fifth as long as a Twin Size bed
The length of a Twin Size bed is about 6.250 feet.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Twin-Size mattress measures 6.250 feet from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about one-fifth as tall as Michael Jordan
The height of Michael Jordan is about 6.560 feet.
(1963-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Chicago Bulls)
Michael Jordan is 6 ft 6 in tall. While a sophomore in high school, Jordan was about 0.6560 feet shorter and was denied the opportunity to play on the varsity team, supposedly because his coach considered him too short.