THIRD POST – February 22, 2012 –
10. The Arabs are credited with discovering the process of distillation. Why did they do it?
a. To get a better kick out of the lousy wine they were drinking;
b. They actually wanted to distill urine to turn it into gold;
c. It wasn’t really the Arabs; it was the Syrians who thought they could make a buck out of it;
d. They knew that distilled water would sell during the Middle Ages;
e. An alchemist discovered it while trying to sniff some opium through a bong.
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