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How long is 2 inches?

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It's about nine-tenths as tall as a Golf Tee.
In other words, 2 inches is 0.94 times the height of a Golf Tee, and the height of a Golf Tee is 1.1 times that amount.
The most common golf tee size and the length preferred for iron and most wood clubs is 2.1 inches tall. The tee did not come into common use until it was promoted by professional golfers Walter Hagen and Joe Kirkwood, as part of a marketing effort by the patent-holder of the well-known, "Reddy Tee."
It's about three-and-a-half times as long as an Aspirin.
In other words, the length of an Aspirin is 0.28 times 2 inches.
(for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA)
It's about one-tenth as tall as a Bowling Pin.
In other words, 2 inches is 0.133 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 7.52 times that amount.
(USBC specifications; tenpin)
It's about one-fifteenth as long as a Woman's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 13 times 2 inches.
(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 26 inches, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 52 inches. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about one-fifteenth as long as a Man's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Man's Footstep is 16 times 2 inches.
(for healthy, middle-aged man of average height; single step length)
It's about one-fifteenth as tall as Verne Troyer.
In other words, the height of Verne Troyer is 16 times 2 inches.
(1969-) (actor)
Verne Troyer, most famous for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series, is an LP with a height of 32 inches. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about one-twentieth as tall as General Tom Thumb.
In other words, the height of General Tom Thumb is 18 times 2 inches.
(a.k.a. Charles Sherwood Stratton) (1838-1883) (circus performer; height at death)