Blogger Challenge 2008 sprog thank-you art + poem: chemistry.

Regular reader Duke (who this blogger knows as "Dad") made a generous contribution to my challenge and requested sprog art and a limerick on the subject of chemistry. (Like my mom, he indicated that this donation was to go to the "NO TATTOO" fundraising total.)

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A lad from the Periodic Table
took offense at his wee bottle's label.
But both neutron emission
and spontaneous fission,
meant his isotopes just weren't stable.

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The younger Free-Ride offspring's chemical illustration was inspired by the book reviewed here.

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Duke thanks you all for your efforts to brighten his day (and he did give the last word of the limerick before I read it--too much "Wait, Wait! Don't Tell Me,", I suspect).