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Tongue remover

If it's cold where you are
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A package of non-toxic salts, one in aqueous form, the other powdered. Exothermic when combined. Possibly flavored.

Can quickly detach a tongue from a lamppost, or a faucet, or other metal object.

Comes in a three pack for slow learners.

lurch, Jun 02 2007

I think this is the favorite - http://theleglamp.c...ges/tonguestuck.jpg
[nuclear hobo, Jun 05 2007]

or maybe this one http://bias.blogfod...0tongue%2012-03.jpg
[nuclear hobo, Jun 05 2007]


       Dmn, cld hv usd wn f ths lst wntr.
nuclear hobo, Jun 02 2007

       Can't you just use a cigarette lighter?
DrCurry, Jun 02 2007

       //Comes in a three pack for slow learners.// [+] for that.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 02 2007

       what's wrong with a pair of scissors ? [+] (high daftness factor)
xenzag, Jun 02 2007

       Would it work with employees?
Ling, Jun 03 2007

       Cheaper solution: make the salts highly emetic.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 03 2007

       Increase sales with the following caption: "Too Late for Winter? Works With Ice Trays."
reensure, Jun 04 2007

       //Would it work with employees? - [Ling]// My brain keeps telling me there's a logical reason you would ask, but I can't come up with it.   

       Are your employees apt to tongue-freeze so often that you fear insufficient supply? Are they so inept that they may not understand the instructions? Do they have a different chemical make-up and freezing point than other warm-blooded creatures?   

       Or do you mean to ask if the application could be done by a paid second person?
lurch, Jun 04 2007

       Any beverage with a reasonably high alcohol content would work, too. Although that is more than likely the reason one's tongue got stuck in the first place.
nuclear hobo, Jun 04 2007

       "Possibly flavored." Gads. Make it taste like something horrible, to add a bit of zing to the learning experience.
elhigh, Jun 05 2007

       not at all what i thought it would be. +
k_sra, Oct 19 2007

       I hope you'll all forgive the self-churn - but I can't figure out why I decided to post this in June.   

       I'm recommending it as a Christmas gift.
lurch, Dec 23 2007

       umm... salt ?
FlyingToaster, Dec 23 2007

       Once saw one of the slightly less intellectual test engineers suffer the consequences of making (on a very hot day) an "ice lolly" using a 6 oz cup of orange squash, a screwdriver, and a vat of liquid nitrogen......   

       He received a severe burn to his tongue, a visit to A&E, several days sick leave and a written reprimand.
8th of 7, Dec 23 2007

       lurch: "tongue remover/employees". Nothing to do with freezing; although they might be frozen out by other employees for brown nosing the boss.
Ling, Dec 23 2007

xandram, Feb 26 2017


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