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Along Boston's Harvard Bridge markers read 10... 20... 30 smoots. What's a smoot you say? The length of former MIT student Oliver Smoot's body of course! The joke measurement was created by his peers in 1958 and has since been immortalised by the bridge markers. And they are far from the city's only fun quirks...

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