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More salacious chemical humour

A chemical prankster has sent the Blog this link to what he calls “Chemistry Porn.”

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JOKE: The IT/management interface

A man in a hot air balloon, realizing he was lost, reduced altitude and spotted a woman below. He descended further and shouted to the lady, “Excuse me, can you help me? I promised a friend I would meet him an hour ago, but I don’t know where I am.” The woman below replied, “You’re […]

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Chemical jokes – 28 of them

Never let it be said that chemicals folk don’t have a sense of humour. An industry friend has sent the Blog a few samples from this website devoted to hilarious side-splitting chemistry jokes. After some years in the aromatics business, the Blog’s favourite must be this benzene joke. Q: What is the chemical name of […]

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Paul’s Credit Crunch Jokes

My fellow blogger, Paul Hodges, on his Chemicals and the Economy blog, has posted some more credit crunch jokes.   (photo Rex)

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Cartoon caption competition at Chemical Processing

The hotly awaited winner of the cartoon caption competition in ChemicalProcessing.com has been announced today.   Click here to see the winning caption, the cartoon, and in true chemical engineering fashion a long list of runners up.   More chemical engineering jokes.

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How do you know you’re a chemical engineer?

Oh no, I think I’m turning into a chemical engineer. I just read through this list to the very end, all the while thinking, “This list is way too long – typical engineers,” only to see Mark’s comment at the end: You know you are a chemical engineer if you’ve actually read this whole message […]

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Bernie Madoff jokes

The petrochemical industry may be divided about the bailouts to banks and the car industry, but they are solidly of one voice on the subject of Bernie Madoff, the Ponzi swindler due in court on Thursday and expected to plead guilty. He is facing a 150-year jail sentence.   In gleeful anticipation of the speedy triumph […]

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Petrodollars welcome in Britain Closing-Down Sale

This Private Eye spoof advert for Bargain Britain expresses perfectly the sinking feeling in the stomach of the UK-based business traveller. BRITAIN – INCREDIBLE CLOSING-DOWN SALE NOW ON!   FOREIGNERS: TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE FOLLOWING AMAZING BARGAINS!   £1   WAS €1.6 NOW just €1 !   £10   WAS $18 NOW $14 !   £100   WAS […]

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Virgin – the world’s funniest passenger complaint

Thanks to my ICIS colleague Paul Ray for this classic passenger complaint letter which is circulating the world in email and now enshrined in an article in the UK’s Daily Telegraph.

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US 2008 election jokes for chemical folks

Next week’s US presidential elections are preying heavily on the minds of our US petchem brethren. What will the new administration be doing on all the hot petchem topics: offshore drilling, onshore drilling, ethanol, eco-labels, REACH-style registration of chemicals?   Meanwhile, and in the interests of balance, here is a selection of Republican and Democrat […]

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