Also can be used to describe a person who sucks at sports, work or basically anything related to daily life.
You: "Man that kid is such a yard stick, what a stupid question"
Friend: "OMG such a retard haha"
Random person: Slips and falls on ice or trips on random thing
You: "Man did you see that yard stick wipe out?!?!"
Friend: "Ya he totally just ate it hahaha!"
2. An object that parents use to inflict pain and fear into their children.
John: "Ya waking up that early is such a yardstick...."
2. Mom: "Clean up your room, I'm tired of seeing that mess."
Child: "Then don't look at it!"
Mom: "Thats it I'm getting the yardstick."
Child: "No, no!! I'll clean it up!!!
Mom: "Thats what I thought you said.."