RE: a picric acid story

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From:"Janssen,Mark X" <>
To:'Emma Carter' <>,

I have religously deleted all picric acid stories as they have come over the
histonet over the last two weeks.  Somehow, I failed to delete Emma's tennis
ball story, accidentally read it, and am intrigued.  I have got to believe
that the post lick ellipsis is hilarious; can someone explain it?

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Emma Carter []
> Sent:	Thursday, June 29, 2000 5:11 AM
> To:
> Subject:	RE: a picric acid story
> I am sure i have told this story before.....
> My old boss, a keen tennis player, in the days before yellow balls,
> would soak his tennis bals in picric acid.....only problem was that the
> nap of the ball used to lie flat. So, before a serve, he just used to
> give it a good lick.....
> Hmmmmmmmmm8-)
> emma carter
> Oxford BioMedica (UK) Ltd

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