The new metric unit of aerial noxiousness. Most commonly applied to the scientific quantification of odious flatulence
. Defined by the radius of devastation: 10 centigrierson (cGr) will eliminate 50% of sentient life forms within a 1 metre radius. Named after the now notorious scholar, Grierson, who continued to consume numerous plates of tarka
despite clear medical advice. The US unit, the air biscuit
, is equivalent to 18.4567cGr.
The CIA today reported that Iran has developed a new weapon that will kill but leave buildings undamaged. The weapon, with a 10 kilogrierson yield, was tested in the Dasht-e Kavir desert region. Satellites recorded a zone of devastation with a radius of 25km and the consequent mass evacuation of the town of Garmsar. Reuters, 28th June 2006.