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Old 12-10-2011, 04:39 PM
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Originally Posted by dannat View Post

Sometimes acetone (nail polish remover) is a stronger solvent - (we used to use it to remove urine from our microscopes)

the mind boggles what were the punters DOING ?

I recall years ago doing a St John's First Aid course. We got to the bit about spider and snake bites, where the accepted wisdom (then) was to wash off the bite.

The instructor said "use anything available, even urine", at which some wag at the back called out "Step 1 - piss on the patient !!"

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