It's about nine-tenths as tall as a Golf Tee
In other words, 2 inches is 0.940 times the height of a Golf Tee, and the height of a Golf Tee is 1.10 times that amount.The most common golf tee size and the length preferred for iron and most wood clubs is 2.10 inches tall. The tee did not come into common use until it was promoted by professional golfers Walter Hagen and Joe Kirkwood, as part of a marketing effort by the patent-holder of the well-known, "Reddy Tee."
It's about three-and-a-half times as long as an Aspirin
In other words, the length of an Aspirin is 0.280 times 2 inches.(for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA)
A single aspirin tablet measures 0.550 inches in diameter. One of the most common medicines in the world and a foundation of worldwide health systems, an estimated 40,000 metric tons of aspirin are consumed each year.
It's about one-tenth as tall as a Bowling Pin
In other words, 2 inches is 0.1330 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 7.520 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 0.0313 inches of 15 inches in height. The USBC further mandates that certified pins be made of sugar maple wood, unless otherwise approved by the organization.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as a Woman's Footstep
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 13 times 2 inches.(for healthy, middle-aged woman of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a woman's step is 26 inches, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 52 inches. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about one-fifteenth as long as a Man's Footstep
In other words, the length of a Man's Footstep is 16 times 2 inches.(for healthy, middle-aged man of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a man's step is 31 inches, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 62 inches. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about one-fifteenth as tall as Verne Troyer
In other words, the height of Verne Troyer is 16 times 2 inches.(1969-2018) (actor)
Verne Troyer, most famous for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series, was an LP with a height of 32 inches. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about one-twentieth as tall as General Tom Thumb
In other words, the height of General Tom Thumb is 18 times 2 inches.(a.k.a. Charles Sherwood Stratton) (1838-1883) (circus performer; height at death)
General Tom Thumb was an LP with a height (at his death) of 36 inches. Thumb stopped growing at 25 inches when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.