I’d heard of femto and nano, maybe even petabytes, but there are some new words for very very small and very very large numbers, out this year:
Now there are no more English alphabets left to use as abbreviations for these!
While you are looking at these, you might also be interested in the NATO phonetic alphabet:
which includes Morse code, Semaphore, Panels – plus how to spell out words when you have a difficult name for some to pronounce (like I do!) on the phone:
And..how are you able to associate words that are unrelated?
Measure your creativity with the Divergent Association Task (DAT)
Try it out:
(via Daniel Pink danielpink.com)
You can also map the words of your mind (known as mind mapping)
using pebbles of your life, for word associations, and planning. I also use them for recipes!