Trope-a-Day: Readings Are Off The Scale

Readings Are Off The Scale: “Off the scale?  What sort of second-rate scale are we using around here?  Get me a new scale!”

Admittedly, it’s not just as simple as “recalibrating”, since devices do have physical limits, but the first reaction of anyone running into this will be to call down to the engineering department and have them build a new scale with bigger limits.