Wednesday, January 17, 2007


Isaac Asimov's simple way to distinguish chemists from non-chemist. Ask them to read aloud the word: unionized.

Non-chemists will pronounce it "union-ized" and chemists will pronounce it "un-ionized."


Blogger Philip said...

What if ion should become unionised? Will she thereby become unionised?

8:38 PM  
Blogger Kebz said...

Presumably, she would then become uncharged and neutral whereas I prefer to think of her as the free radical she was always meant to be.

10:16 PM  

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