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Re: WINE VS WATER

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  • Sven Pfitt
    This is totally stupid. (1) bacteria were not identified until 76 years after Franklin s death (2) according to this nonsence each litre of water would contain
    Message 1 of 5 , Sep 8, 2008
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      This is totally stupid.

      (1) bacteria were not identified until 76 years after Franklin's death

      (2) according to this nonsence each litre of water would contain
      1000gr/365 = 2.739 gr of Escherichia coli. Kind of a bit of
      contamination, eh?

      Sven


      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "mstehelin" <mstehelin@...> wrote:
      >
      > Someone forwarded this to me. Thought it might be relevant.
      > Cheers
      > M
      >
      > WINE VS WATER
      >
      > To my friends who enjoy a glass of wine... and those who don't.
      >
      > As Ben Franklin said: In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is
      >
      > freedom, in water there is bacteria.
      >
      >
      >
      > In a number of carefully controlled trials, scientists have
      >
      > demonstrated that if we drink 1 liter of water each day, at the end
      of
      >
      > the year we would have absorbed more than 1 kilo of Escherichia
      coli,
      >
      > (E. coli) - bacteria found in feces. In other words, we are
      consuming
      > 1 kilo of poop.
      >
      >
      >
      > However, we do NOT run that risk when drinking wine & beer (or
      tequila,
      >
      > rum, whiskey or other liquor) because alcohol has to go through a
      >
      > purification process of boiling, filtering and/or fermenting.
      >
      >
      >
      > Remember: Water = Poop, Wine = Health
      >
      >
      >
      > Therefore, it's better to drink wine and talk stupid, than to drink
      >
      > water and be full of sh*t.
      >
      >
      > There is no need to thank me for this valuable information: I'm
      doing
      >
      > it as a public service
      >
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