Glycerin or Glycerol?

Matthew Smith MatSmith1 at
Sat Jan 19 06:47:33 EST 2002

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        According to the _Handbook of Chemistry_, 'glycerin' is a synonym
of 'glycerol'. Either way, it's a standard medium for storing genitalia.

Does this mean when the cookery book suggests adding a spoonful of
glycerine to the Chrismas cake icing mix that the recipe is calling for a
spoonful of antifreeze??.  I was always under the impression that the two
were different.  Glycerin you can get in the UK from a cookshop or
pharmacy.  Glycerol you have to go to a chemical supply house.

Still baffled



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