Custard - walking on, was: Re: [thechat] Public about MJ

Martin Burns martin at
Fri Nov 28 03:36:12 CST 2003

On 28 Nov 2003, at 08:39, Tony Crockford wrote:

> On Fri, 28 Nov 2003 08:23:09 +0000, Garrett Coakley  
> <garrett at> wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 28, 2003 at 08:17:06AM -0000, Tony Crockford wrote:
>>> Which is, apparently, a Newtonian liquid, the end result being that  
>>> given
>>> enough custard in one place and moving firmly and forcefully, you  
>>> can walk
>>> upon it's surface.
>> Oooooo!
>> /me scribbles that down in his "Things What I Have Learnt" notebook.
> best amend my earlier mistake then - Custard is a *non*-Newtonian  
> liquid.

*Lots* of 'molecular behaviour of fluids as found to be useful in real  
life' examples.

And for those of you playing at home on the left side of the pond: 

Now playing on iTunes: "Yestreen I Had A Pint O Wine" by Tony Cuff from  
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