City Officials Almost Ban Foam Cups

The city of Aliso Viejo, California nearly banned foam cups when they learned they are produced from a substance known as dihydrogen monoxide. A paralegal working for the city apparently found a professionally designed web site put up to describe the dangerous properties of this chemical. Apparently, the report about Dihydrogen Monoxide was written by a then 14-year-old Nathan Zohner who was researching the gullibility of fifty ninth graders

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