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Sun Sep 13, 2020, 07:33 AM

2. That's something of a coincidence.

I worked for some time on the synthesis of sterically hindered thiophenols, selenophenols, and tellurophenols.

For some reason the selenophenols penetrated vinyl gloves. They left a horrible odor on my hands that was more or less impossible to remove even with directly pouring bleach on my hands. I was doing my damnedest to handle them without getting my hands in any kind of contact with them, but obviously I failed to do so, since I ended up with stinky hands.

We were after some inorganic complexes of these nasty things.

The irony was that I had been chasing my future wife for a long time and was finally making progress with her. I was embarrassed as hell about the odor, but it all worked out and she married me anyway.

It was pretty funny, because a lot of men were chasing her at the time, and she ended up with the stinky guy.

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