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Originally posted by SonoftheSun
reply to post by abeverage
Yeah, the 80's...
When I was a kid in school, in one of Montreal's suburbs, one of the teachers told us this: When you get home, go to the kitchen, pick up a spoon and hold it 12" from the bottom of the sink. Now imagine, that if a nuclear bomb was to detonate in Montreal and you'd let the spoon go as soon as you'd see the flash, you would be dead before the spoon touched the bottom.
That is a long time ago and I don't remember who this teacher was but it scared the heck out of me.
And to think that nuclear warheads were firecrackers back then compared to what we have now...well...
Thank you for your reply !