Normally, conversation while watching a football game doesn’t involve discussion of chemistry. Laura mentioned her discovery of www.madewithmolecules.com, which prompted him to relay the tale of this e-mail he received while at Harvard…
Dear Dr. Goess:
My roommate had the chemical structure of her antidepressants tattooed on her ankle. She didn’t have the atoms labeled because it hurt too much. Would that make it a different molecule?
I really have no response to that.
Later in the evening, Paul offered this jewel…
I had to give up eating at both Hardees and Burger King because of the banality of their commercials.
That would not be the only factor keeping me from those places.