Andrew, I don't know..... I need somebody to help me
No, it is very hard for you Gosia.
Guilty did this once or twice.Merle..........
Merle, why? Where did you learn about this?
Not sure to long ago but think it was in science at school.Merle................
Have I clicked on a parallel universe
Quite possible John.
I have no memory of this but as I was totally turned off milk by the warm examples we had to drink at morning tea time in school I suspect my mind switched off milk altogether.Furthermore we lived in a flat and did not take home delivered milk.
I also remember the horrible milk in the middle 1950s, but families were so grateful that their children got milk, most children drank it. I did not.
Victor and Hels, warm school milk was vile. Can you imagine children being made to drink it now?
Do I detect the hand of Professor Julius Sumner Miller? And Victor is right. The warm, congealed milk we were condemned to drink at school produces a milk phobia which lasted a very long time.
EC, quite correct. Check tomorrow's post. I also hated the way the cream would rise to the top and even if shaken, there would still be a greasy line at the top.
EC got it. Professor Julius Sumner-Miller showed kids how to do this on his "Why is It So?" TV program about physics. I never thought to try it myself.
That's it River. I remember it being done in school at the end of a term and no-one thought to throw the bottle away. It was not nice when school returned two weeks later.
Vaguely remember this in a science lesson. Everyone says they didn't like the milk. I must have been the odd one out because I liked it. I don't remember it being warm. We had it under the big shady trees in the playground.
Diane, I bet there aren't too many schools now with big shady trees. The space is needed for portable classrooms.
I knew about this school science experiment but didn't know of the fad.
Mitchell, it was such great fun for kids to watch. "Do it again, Sir".
Bet the milkmen really loved this one :)
Grace, the bottle washer certainly did not.