Re: Grocery store dyes!

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From:Ian Montgomery <>
Date:Fri, 26 Mar 1999 09:04:05 +0000
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>Date: Thu, 25 Mar 1999 16:43:55 -0600
>From: Sarah Christo <>
>Subject: Re: Grocery store dyes!
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>So now Ian can go around in his pinny with his duster and whip up a batch
>of Rit dye in the kitchen.  Sounds so domestic.   -Sarah

	I've got plenty money, not mine, but other peoples grants. So, if
it's not Certistain I'm not interested. Anyway, I might get my Versace
pinny all marked, and that would never do.
>>>> "D. Hammer" <> 03/25 9:05 AM >>>
>If it does, there goes the price of Rit dyes.  :)  Brings me back to
>childhood where I recall Mom dying things every once in a while....boiling
>a large pot on the stove and soaking something (can't recall what she was
>dyeing)  Probably some curtians....seems she was always doing something
>with curtians, those flimsy looking things she stretched on some big
>frames to dry. Everything must have been white in those days before Martha
>Stewart. :)  Yes, that's it...some young punk asked me one day if
>the world in the 1950's was black and white, like TV.  Or maybe it
>was my trousers, trying to get another year out of them by replacing the
>fading :)  Later, while in the Navy, I went to the Laundry mat to wash my
>whites.  When I took them out, they were all a nice shade of green...seems
>the person before me had dyed something in the washer...was the 1st guy on
>earth to have colored boxers that matched his uniforms. :) Hummm, maybe
>that's why my sub concious mind led me into Histology :)
>This may be one for the "Biological Stain Commission"  :)
>Don Hammer, Administrative Director            UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
>Hospital Pathology, Box 356100                     MEDICAL CENTER
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>On Thu, 25 Mar 1999, Linda Jenkins wrote:
>> Dear Gayle,
>> 	Like Carrie, first thing I thought of was the gazillion, little
>> packages of Rit dye in the grocery store.  Do you think that could be it?
>> Now - I've got to go check.  Bet it's a LOT cheaper than ordering through a
>> scientific company - kinda like buying hydrogen peroxide from the grocery
>> store for three 500ml bottles for $1.00 vs. $16.00 for one 500ml bottle
>> from the scientific vendor.  Cool tip if it works!
>> 				Linda
>> *********************************
>> Linda Jenkins, HT
>> Clemson University
>> Department of Bioengineering
>> Clemson, SC
>> **********************************

Dr. Ian Montgomery,
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University of Glasgow,
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Tel: 0141 339 8855 Extn. 6602.
Fax: 0141 330 4100.

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