Re: ETOH at WalMart

From:Jeffrey S Crews <>

In all seriousness, remember that the hardware store ETOH is not going to
be dry. Getting out the final 5% or so of water is an expensive
proposition, so It will probably be 95% or less. It would probably be
fine for routine use up to 95 in a pinch, though.

Jeffrey Crews, HTL (ASCP)

On Tue, 14 Nov 2000 06:46:52 -0500 Margaret Gondo
<> writes:
>You know people, I was trying to be funny but obviously that isn't 
>it came across. So let me clarify.  I have worked in labs that have 
>profoundly SLOW purchasing departments where it takes FOREVER to get
>orders in.  When I saw the ETOH at Walmart, I thought I would be a 
>histonet citizen and pass the information along in case someone out
>there who was experiencing an ETOH supply crunch could be helped out.  
>never said I would actually DRINK the stuff or try using Jack Daniels 
>differentiate my staining. 
>I'll close with the below listed poem from the 
>From: "Ronald M. Anderson" 
>Sadly there was no author line on the following bit of humor when
>someone sent it to me...
>I Shot A Query Into The Net 
>I shot a query into the net.
>I haven't got an answer yet,
>But seven people gave me hell 
>And said I ought to learn to spell;
>A posted message called me rotten 
>For ignoring mail I'd never gotten;
>An angry message asked me, Please 
>Don't send such drivel overseas;
>A lawyer sent me private mail 
>And swore he'd slap my butt in jail --
>I'd mentioned Un*x in my gem 
>And failed to add the T and M;
>One netter thought it was a hoax:
>"Hereafter, post to net dot jokes!";
>Another called my grammar vile 
>And criticized my writing style.
>Each day I scan each Subject line 
>In hopes the topic will be mine;
>I shot a query into the net.
>I haven't got an answer yet ...
> These same wrote:
>> Mgondo found denatured alcohol at Walmart. After informing us, he 
>> "I don't remember the price but it has got to be less
>> than the Ethanol at your local liquor store."
>> Well, yes. It would be; it will be more poisonous too.
>> Terry L Marshall
>> Histopathologist
>> Rotherham General Hospital, Yorkshire

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