Source of maybe 1/2 liter of nitrogen?

From: Nicholas Bodley (
Date: Wed Mar 28 2001 - 10:10:28 PST

A large Frito-Lay Tostitos bag. The chips are probably packed in
food-grade nitrogen. Try letting the gas from the bag extinguish a

Now, when will a scientific supply company sell low-cost bags of
gases? If it were one of the traditional educational-apparatus
makers, they would charge $20 per bag...

Hmmm... Each member of the class buys one big bag of Tostitos, and
then they have a chips-and-salsa party.

Btw, the older Tostitos are triangular, and the mouth of the Tostitos
brand salsa jar is narrower than the narrowest dimension of the
triangle. F-L is at least test-marketing smaller ones.

I profess ignorance about potato chip packaging, but N.sub.2 is

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