What Household Item Weighs 1 Gram?

Common household items that weigh approximately one gram include a paperclip, the cap of a ballpoint pen, a stick of gum, a U.S. currency bill, a quarter teaspoon of sugar, a raisin and a thumbtack. The gram is a metric measurement of mass that is equal to one one-thousandth of a kilogram, and the term "gram" is derived from the Late Latin word "gramma," meaning "small weight."

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