Completely and totally off-topic and without any merit whatsoever

From: Dave Woodman <>
Date: Mon Sep 6 01:38:36 2004

Vintage Computer Festival wrote:

>I've got some quicksilver that I liberated from some evacuated glass tubes
>by cracking the tips of the tubes and then emptying the contents into a
>container. Unfortunately, some tiny glass shards got into the container
>and is now mixed in. How can I filter out the glass shards so they don't
>cut up my esophagus when I drink it?
Not a nice way to die, with or without glass...

I seem to remember that you could filter it through a thin chamois
leather, if the 30 years since that particular science teacher haven't
dulled my memory too much. Can't hurt, I suppose.


Received on Mon Sep 06 2004 - 01:38:36 BST

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