Completely and totally off-topic and without any merit whatsoever

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Tue Sep 7 20:11:40 2004

On Tue, 7 Sep 2004, Dwight K. Elvey wrote:

> >> I'm surprised nobody has thought of the obvious: mercury is
> >> considerably denser than glass, so the glass would float on the
> >> surface. All you have to do is skim it. Never mind skimmed milk,
> >> Sellam, you can have skimmed quicksilver ;-)
> >
> >I noticed it was actually staying on the surface, but I don't want to
> >touch it! That'd be dangerous. I just want to quaff it.
> Hi
> From what, the glass or the mercury?

I don't want to touch the mercury because I might be poisoned, and the
glass shards in it might cut me. I want to get the glass out of it so I
can drink it without worrying about my throat getting cut up in the

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