Re: on knives
- From: abuse@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Peter)
- Date: 30 Nov 2005 10:45:07 GMT
Michael Greb <michael@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> At least they aren't as bad as those electric jar openers from Oynpx
> naq Qrpxre.
Given that jars always seem to have been tightened by gorillas, it
might be useful to people who wish to open them but have no
understanding of physics so haven't worked out that they can eha gur
ubg gnc bire gur zrgny yvq sbe n srj zbzragf, znxvat vg rkcnaq naq fb
oernxvat gur inphhz frny, making it much easier to twist off.
The traditional flaming Christmas pudding for example dates back to the 17th
century, when a form of stiff porridge was made containing plums, preserved
quinces, lemon peel, ox blood and grated pig livers. All bound together with
goose fat. No wonder they set fire to it. - Humphrey Lyttelton, ISIHAC