Re: [Histonet] paraffin scraper

From:"Chris Pomajzl"

On behalf of all Hillbillies and Texans, I am offended!

; )

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Marshall Terry Dr,Consultant Histopathologist"

To: "Kemlo Rogerson" ; "Weems, Joyce"
; "DiCarlo, Margaret" ;

Sent: Thursday, May 04, 2006 10:48 AM
Subject: RE: [Histonet] paraffin scraper

Of course they have hoes in America!


A hoedown is a square dance, or a gathering where a square dance is
featured. The word is commonly used to describe any country or hillbilly
type gathering, generally one with fiddle and banjo music. Hoedowns were
originally harvest festivals of sorts, a gathering held in the fall as the
crops were brought in. The farmers who attended would put their hoes down
and come to a dance, hence the word "hoedown".

Dr Terry L Marshall, B.A.(Law), M.B.,Ch.B.,F.R.C.Path
 Consultant Pathologist
 Rotherham General Hospital
 South Yorkshire

-----Original Message-----
From: Kemlo Rogerson []
Sent: 04 May 2006 15:04
To: 'Weems, Joyce'; DiCarlo, Margaret;
Subject: RE: [Histonet] paraffin scraper

In the UK we have garden implements called hoes; I realise that does not
translate well to American and the connotation but there you are we have
them. They have a blade at the end of a handle and you use it to break up
the soil around plants to keep weeds down and aerate the soil; you go and do
some hoeing. You could use them as we have in some Labs to scrape off wax.

Kemlo Rogerson
Pathology Manager
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-----Original Message-----
From: Weems, Joyce []
Sent: Thursday, May 04, 2006 2:20 PM
To: DiCarlo, Margaret;
Subject: RE: [Histonet] paraffin scraper

There are ice breakers that will serve this purpose - but silver "duck" tape
will hold the putty knife on the end of a broom handle (wrapped around
several time) - then you can turn it around and sweep up the mess!

-----Original Message-----
From: on behalf of DiCarlo,
Sent: Thu 5/4/2006 8:13 AM
Subject: [Histonet] paraffin scraper

Hello everyone,

I am looking to purchase a very long handled paraffin scraper that you
attach a razor blade at the end.  This is so I can stand and scrape instead
of squatting and using a putty knife.  I checked the Fisher and VWR catalogs
and was unsucessful.  I have called at least two Home Depot stores and they
don't sell them either.  Can you direct me to some company or place where I
can buy this ?

I will appreciate your assistance.

Peggy DiCarlo HT (ASCP)
Orthopedics Bone Lab
Buffalo General Hospital
100 High St.
Buffalo, NY  14203


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