30 June 2008

concentrated water

i shit you not:
Desalinated seawater from Hawaii, meanwhile, is being sold as "concentrated water" -- at $33.50 for a two-ounce bottle. Like any concentrated beverage, it is supposed to be diluted before drinking, except that in this case, that means adding water to . . . water.
(HT: wife)

4 comments:

  1. Oh Em Gee. That's insane.

    I will, however, stand up for my own purchases of grocery store bottled water for consumption at work. The tap water here is metallic, bitter, and practically silty. I can taste the difference.

    Heck, the water at my house is bad-tasting if you don't filter it. So whereas some people may have perfectly good tap water, I'm not part of that crowd.

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  2. we have filtered water at work. and if we didn't, i'd bring in filtered water from home. then i'm not contributing unnecessarily to the garbage pit.

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  3. I bring in water from home most days too. But I don't carry enough to see me through the day. Hence the pallet of bottle in the fridge.

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  4. scavinger is exercising his freedom of choice. Nice job!

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