Re: UK Fuel crisis
|From:||"P. Emry" <email@example.com> (by way of histonet)|
Ya, but everyone who drove behind him got leukemia.
(An Old theory..maybe just lung cancer.)
This is the first UK problem I have heard of that couldn't be solved with
a good strong cup-a. Hondas anyone? Hard to think of the Royal Family
car-pooling. Hitching with the US Airforce?
On Wed, 13 Sep 2000, Bryan Llewellyn wrote:
> When I was a student in the early 60's, the head of the bacteriology lab
> used benzene in his car when he ran out of petrol one day. It got him to
> the petrol station with lots of black smoke and intense coughing by the
> engine. Required a major service as well, I recall. He was inordinately
> proud of the accomplishment for some reason.
> Bryan Llewellyn
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Richard Pitman" <Richard.Pitman@wri-tr.wmids.nhs.uk>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: September 13, 2000 8:23 AM
> Subject: UK Fuel crisis
> The petrol (gas) stations have run dry in Britain, due to industrial action.
> We'd be grateful if you Statesiders could e-mail us a few gallons of virtual
> petrol !
> Failing that, I have plenty of xylol here, also ethanol. Plus a few litres
> of methanol, toluene, acetone, and perhaps even some benzene. What are the
> chances that my CB600F would run on a blend of this stuff ? ;-)
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