He spoke in measured words
What, he was a Shakespearean actor, speaking in pentameters?
Or maybe he spoke in chains, yards and inches.
Of course he could have used words which for him spoke volumes:
Of pints and pecks, and gills and millilitres.
Then again he might have been sombre, much given to use of weighty words:
Tons and stones, kilos and pounds.
Though if airing an enlightening subject he’d likely use lumens.
And if plenty of time, he could speak in eons—or am I just being absurd?
Who knows the measure of him