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Batman

A Turkish measure of weight approximately equivalent to 7.7 kilograms. It became obsolete when Turkey made the metric system mandatory in 1933.
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That Batmania gripped the world with such ferocity is strange considering Batman's low popularity as late as early 1989.
Their fabulation is evident in such devices, especially notable in the case of Love's 'Batmania'(32) and Emschwiller's Carmen Dog, as stories of the (non-scientifically induced) transmogrifications of women into animals and the reverse.