A ton on some other planet, where the attraction of gravity is less, does not weigh half a ton.
"This confounded blunderbuss must weigh a ton, I think," Loubet went on.
We only got a ton after all, when we should have liked a dozen or fourteen tons!
Tell Gubby I think of him as much as when I weighed half a ton.
We'll get more ounces to the ton out of our crushings than they ...