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~ Wednesday, October 16, 2002
 
MOLECULARITY

Ever wonder what geeks laugh at when their Red Dwarf and League of Gentlemen videos get worn out? Then here is a list of 25 'hilarious but true' names of molecules and chemical substances:

1 rhamnose
2 moronic acid
3 fukugetin
4 catherine
5 psicose
6 arsole
7 spamol
8 dogcollarane
9 rednose
10 diurea
11 curious chloride
12 munchnone
13 penguinone
14 cummingtonite
15 megaphone
16 betweenanene
17 birdcage
18 bastardane
19 lovenone
20 bi-george
21 windowpane
22 uranate
23 darlingene
24 piano stool
25 welshite

Source: Bristol University Chemistry Dept

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