Alcohol is a fabulous solvent. Less polar than water, it will dissolve some substances that would not be soluble in water, but because alcohol dissolves in water, it’s also easily washed away when done.
is is not meant to be a lecture. I could remind everybody not to drink and drive, not just for your own safety but for others as well. If you pay attention at all, you’ll get plenty of these reminders throughout the season, and if you’re smart, you’ll pay attention to them.
Every few years, it seems as though there’s another story of a student that dies with alcohol poisoning. I don’t know if my classmate made it or not, but I can tell you that I never saw him again.
the very last entry in the dictionary was "Zymergy", the science of fermentation.