Memory Tip: King Henry Died Bloated Drinking Chocolate Milk

Make memory amusing! This King Henry line is a mnemonic (rhymes with “chronic”) device that helps recall information.

For all of you science fiends out there, the words “King Henry died bloated drinking chocolate milk” stand for the metric prefixes and base unit: Kilo, Hecto, Deca, base, Deci, Centi, Milli. What fun mnemonics can you come up with?

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