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Post 1


Or does the chemical structure for Pentaborate suggest one of Monty Python's Gumbys stomping down the road, shouting out that his brain hurts... it looks like a dot-to-dot designed by Terry Gilliam...

wow, fourth-year O-level chemistry revisited and bringing back memories of the strange smell permeating the labs... I think I learnt something here, too, which is the measure of a science-based article when it leaps out at an arts grad to mug him with chemistry..

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BigAl Patron Saint of Left Handers Keeper of the Glowing Pickle and Monobrows

smiley - cheers AP. We chemists are always looking for real objects in chemical structures. For example, if you stand the molecular model for ethanol the right way, it looks loke a puppy dog smiley - smiley

Glad you feel you learned something. I sometimes wonder whether the chemical-based Entries are too abstract, so it's nice to get this sort of feedback smiley - ok

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