IN THE DRINK

Al Keyhole, email

A PROFESSOR of chemistry wanted to teach his fifth grade class a lesson about the evils of liquor, so he produced an experiment involving a glass of water, a glass of whisky and two worms.

“Now, class, observe,” the professor said as he placed a worm into the glass of water. The worm writhed about, happy as a worm in water can be.

He then placed the second worm into the whisky. It quickly sank to the bottom, dead as a doornail.

“Now, what lesson can we derive from this experiment?” the professor asked.

Little Johnny raised his hand and responded: “Drink whisky and you won’t get worms.”