Thursday, October 11, 2012

The Morning Mail Is My Enemy

English: A family photograph of E. B. White, c...
English: A family photograph of E. B. White, cropped from a photo of him and his wife. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
In March of 1961, nine years after the publication of Charlotte's Web, author E. B. White received a letter from a young fan named Cathy Durham who wanted to know when, if ever, his next children's book would see the light of day.
White hadn't written another book years after Charlotte's Web because answering fan mail had been taking up most of his time. 
What would E.B. White have thought of email?
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Carbon Free Sugar?

Carbon Free Sugar


Table sugar is mostly sucrose, a disaccharide composed of the monosaccharides glucose and fructose. Sucrose has a molecular formula of C12H22O11. Take away the carbon leaves us H22O11, basically the components for 11 water molecules.