Strange Conversations: Part Three Hundred and Sixty-Nine
Posted 18 July 2011 in Strange Conversations by Catriona
NICK: A watched pot never boils.
ME: Yes, it does. It’s a simple chemical reaction.
NICK: It’s a physical reaction. There’s no chemistry involved.
ME: Physical. Chemical. Whatever.
MY FATHER: It’s a physical reaction. Nothing to do with chemistry.
ME: Be quiet. Both of you. My point is that a watched pot will boil as long as heat is applied.
MY FATHER: Not necessarily.
ME: As long as sufficient heat is applied. As long as sufficient heat is applied, a watched pot will boil.
MY FATHER: Oh, yes.
NICK: Well, as long as you’re at sea level.
ME: Go to hell. Seriously.