What is the the effect of Different Types of Milk Containers on the Growth rate of bacteria?

David Aldridge bogus1 at hiv.edu.au
Thu Dec 4 21:41:46 EST 1997

In article <3485F8EA.260B at ix.netcom.com>, UncleAl0 at ix.netcom.com wrote:

> CJ wrote:
> > 
> > Well I am a 7th grade student and my science fair project title is "What is
> There are glass milk bottles, waxed cardboard, polyethylene film bonded
> to cardboard, and polyethylene jugs.  The bugaboo about plastic jugs was
> that they let in ultraviolet light from fluorescent lamps, which
> progressively destroys Vitamin D.  Then some naughty news station did a
> study on Vitamin D content of milk and found it was all over the map
> because oily Vitamin D and watery (especially the reduced fat
> atrocities) milk are immiscible.  Environmentalists do not lust after
> statistical process control engineering sanctions.  The noise about
> protecting the innocent from the heinous effects of notional, fictive,
> and nugatory UV degradation vanished.
> -- 
> Uncle Al Schwartz

Irrespective of what CJ learns about bugs from this post, when he's
through he'll be a seventh grader with a killer vocabulary ;-)
....what exactly do fictive, nugatory and bugaboo mean?


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