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Pepper pot thanked Gator Blu's answer

Because at 18-19 you are new to the adult world. You are the newborn adults. You still have so much to learn about being an adult. Most are just learning to do adult things like balancing a checkbook, or clothing and feeding themselves. In fact many don't even do that. They still rely on their … Read more

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Pepper pot voted up Gator Blu's answer

Because at 18-19 you are new to the adult world. You are the newborn adults. You still have so much to learn about being an adult. Most are just learning to do adult things like balancing a checkbook, or clothing and feeding themselves. In fact many don't even do that. They still rely on their … Read more

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Pepper pot answered

Listen to their topics of discussion and take an interest, try to avoid politics and religion.  People normally want light hearted chit chat as work is a chore as it is.

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Pepper pot voted up Danae Hitch's answer

Manners will get you far, my friend. If someone speaks to you, then respond with a smile and answer them politely. If you share a cubicle, then speak to your coworker when you come in. If someone asks you to do something, smile and say that you'll be happy to.

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Pepper pot thanked Danae Hitch's answer

Manners will get you far, my friend. If someone speaks to you, then respond with a smile and answer them politely. If you share a cubicle, then speak to your coworker when you come in. If someone asks you to do something, smile and say that you'll be happy to.

Listen to what others are talking … Read more

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Pepper pot thanked Ray Dart's answer

My maternal grandmother used to make bread pudding.

It was memorably disgusting in every way.

It was used as ballast in WW2 warships and we used to use it as rat poison.

More dangerous that plutonium, more insidious than kryptonite.

I remember her making it.

"Ear of bat, eye of toad..........."


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Pepper pot voted up Ray Dart's answer

My maternal grandmother used to make bread pudding.

It was memorably disgusting in every way.

It was used as ballast in WW2 warships and we used to use it as rat poison.

More dangerous that plutonium, more insidious than kryptonite.

I remember her making it.

"Ear of bat, eye of toad..........."


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Pepper pot commented
Well all the leaders travel to the Climate Conventions by personal jet, so they are certainly not laying their lives down for the planet. http://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2015/01/20/1700-private-jets-fly-to-davos-to-discuss-global-warming/ I don't eat baked beans as much any more to cut back on the methane gases, and I like my baked beans! :)
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Pepper pot voted up Tom Jackson's answer

Bottom line: Nah.

A typical fart is composed of about 59 percent nitrogen, 21 percent hydrogen, 9 percent carbon dioxide, 7 percent methane and 4 percent oxygen. Only about one percent of a fart contains hydrogen sulfide gas and mercaptans, which contain sulfur, and the sulfur is what makes farts stink.  (Internet)

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Pepper pot thanked Tom Jackson's answer

Bottom line: Nah.

A typical fart is composed of about 59 percent nitrogen, 21 percent hydrogen, 9 percent carbon dioxide, 7 percent methane and 4 percent oxygen. Only about one percent of a fart contains hydrogen sulfide gas and mercaptans, which contain sulfur, and the sulfur is what makes farts stink.  (Internet)

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Pepper pot thanked Ray Dart's answer

We should revive the use of these:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charcoal_biscuit

Of course, you have to burn wood, releasing carbon dioxide. Reducing the number of willow trees is not necessarily good either. Apart from that, it's a good idea, right?


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Pepper pot voted up Ray Dart's answer

We should revive the use of these:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charcoal_biscuit

Of course, you have to burn wood, releasing carbon dioxide. Reducing the number of willow trees is not necessarily good either. Apart from that, it's a good idea, right?