Online stories - Daft Discovery

measuring“That's a brilliant idea,” said Captain Iscocel. “Hmm. All we have to do now is to think of something to measure ourselves with.”

The first idea the two captains thought of was to measure themselves using the little round bushes that grew on the island. They discovered that Captain Rectang was usually just taller than five bushes stacked on top of each other and that Captain Isoscel was usually just shorter than three bushes stacked on top of each other.

“Well now we've got a better way of describing each other,” said Captain Rectang.

“Yes we have,” agreed Captain Isoscel. “But I can't understand why the results aren't the same every time.”

“What do you mean?” asked Captain Rectang.