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 for microLenat
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  microLenat
   /mi:`?kroh?len'?@t/, n.
  
      The unit of bogosity. Abbreviated ?L or mL in ASCII Consensus is that
      this is the largest unit practical for everyday use. The microLenat,
      originally invented by David Jefferson, was promulgated as an attack
      against noted computer scientist Doug Lenat by a tenured graduate student
      at CMU. Doug had failed the student on an important exam because the
      student gave only ?AI is bogus? as his answer to the questions. The slur is
      generally considered unmerited, but it has become a running gag
      nevertheless. Some of Doug's friends argue that of course a microLenat is
      bogus, since it is only one millionth of a Lenat. Others have suggested
      that the unit should be redesignated after the grad student, as the
      microReid.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  microLenat
  
     /mi:"-kroh-len"-*t/ The unit of bogosity, written uL; the
     consensus is that this is the largest unit practical for
     everyday use.  The microLenat, originally invented by David
     Jefferson, was promulgated as an attack against noted computer
     scientist Doug Lenat by a tenured graduate student at
     CMU.  Doug had failed the student on an important exam for
     giving only "AI is bogus" as his answer to the questions.  The
     slur is generally considered unmerited, but it has become a
     running gag nevertheless.  Some of Doug's friends argue that
     *of course* a microLenat is bogus, since it is only one
     millionth of a Lenat.  Others have suggested that the unit
     should be redesignated after the grad student, as the
     microReid.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  

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