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  • See hydroxy-.


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    See if you drop a Great - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger? 2009

  • Now he remembered everything: plate tectonics and subduction zones, Archimedes Principle, the thermal conductivity of two-percent hydrox.

    Starfish 1999

  • The hydrox tank reflects fluorescent orange; readouts wink red and blue and green; the handle on the bulkhead locker is a small exclamation of yellow.

    Starfish 1999

  • An emergency hydrox tank next to the hatch: DOT test date, pressure specs, but no manufacturer.

    Starfish 1999


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  • Hydrox is a brand name for a successful cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookie which debuted in 1908 and was manufactured by Sunshine Biscuits. Its unusual name was formed from those of the atomic elements which make up pure water. Some accounts report the Oreo — introduced in 1912 — was inspired by the Hydrox.


    February 17, 2008

  • My roommate swears that Hydrox cookies were better.

    February 17, 2008

  • I agree. They weren't as sweet and the filling didn't taste so much like Crisco.

    February 17, 2008

  • I always thought this was a terrible brand name. It sounds like a toxic chemical.

    February 18, 2008

  • I agree with you, skipvia...the name always reminds me of bleach

    February 18, 2008

  • But I love Crisco! Have you ever had whoopie pies? The filling is Crisco and powdered sugar. Yum!!!

    February 18, 2008

  • I agree, skipvia--but they sure are tasty.

    February 19, 2008