It's about 8,500 times as heavy as a Poppy Seed.
In other words, the weight of a Poppy Seed is 0.00012 times 39 grains.(Papaver somniferum)
Fifty percent oil by weight, a poppy seed weighs approximately 0.0046 grains. The true pigment of a poppy seed is brown in color, while the characteristic bluish color is an optical illusion caused by a layer of calcium oxalate crystals refracting light rays.
It's about one-ten-thousandth as heavy as a Dalmatian.
In other words, 39 grains is 0.00008570 times the weight of a Dalmatian, and the weight of a Dalmatian is 11,700 times that amount.(a.k.a. Dalmatinac, a.k.a. Carriage Dog, a.k.a. Spotted Coach Dog, a.k.a. Firehouse Dog) (FCI standard; male)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for Dalmatians to weigh between 455,000 grains. The association of the breed with fire departments (and similarly with Budweiser Beer and its team of Clydesdales) stems from their affinity for horses, having been used historically as carriage dogs capable of guiding horse-drawn fire engines to the sites of blazes.
It's about one-fifteen-thousandth as heavy as a Toilet.
In other words, the weight of a Toilet is 17,200 times 39 grains.(KOHLER Round front sitting flush toilet, model #K-11471-0)
The weight of a typical round front sitting flush toilet is 673,000 grains. The Indian town of Musiri in Tamil Nadu state features the world's only paying toilet, which rewards its users up to 10¢ Indian (10 paisas) per visit and uses the waste for compost and fertilizer.
It's about one-twenty-thousandth as heavy as an Octopus.
In other words, the weight of an Octopus is 20,000 times 39 grains.(for Giant Pacific Octopus, Enteroctopus) (Adult, average)
The adult North Pacific Giant Octopus usually weighs around 770,000 grains. It is the largest octopus species and is known for its considerable intelligence, including the ability to open jars, solve mazes, and mimic other octopuses.
It's about one-thirty-thousandth as heavy as a Beer Keg.
In other words, 39 grains is 0.000034710 times the weight of a Beer Keg, and the weight of a Beer Keg is 28,810 times that amount.(for US half-barrel, full keg; draft beer; including keg itself, stainless steel)
A typical, half-barrel beer keg weighs 1,123,000 grains when full. A keg of this size contains 15.5 gallons of beer, or the equivalent of 6.8 cases.
It's about one-thirty-five-thousandth as heavy as a Kangaroo.
It's about 45,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Salt.
In other words, 39 grains is 43,200 times the weight of a Grain of Salt, and the weight of a Grain of Salt is 0.00002310 times that amount.The mass of a grain of salt is approximately 0.000903 grains. Salt consumption varies widely by country; the people of the United States consume a combined total of about 42,100,000,000 grains of salt each year.