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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve Smith View Post
    I broke my thermometer a while ago and went to get a replacement last night. I was in a hurry as I had a bus to catch so I went into a local home made wine supplies shop where I bought the last thermometer.

    I found one, paid for it and left.

    On the bus on the way home I had a look at it and it would appear tha I picked up a hygrometer instead!

    I'm going to have to make some more wine now to get some use from it!

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    Does this qualify as a freudian slip?
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    No, a Freudian slip is worn under a Jungian skirt.
    Thy heart -- thy heart! -- I wake and sigh,
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    Of the truth that gold can never buy
    Of the bawbles that it may.

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    Quote Originally Posted by guitstik View Post
    No, a Freudian slip is worn under a Jungian skirt.
    My question is: Does one buy a Freudian Slip at Victoria's Secrets or Friedrick's of Hollywood?

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    Was it a rectal hygrometer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gerald C Koch View Post
    It is better to check them against a mixture of water and ice. Make sure that the ice and water have equilibrated. Good thermometers will have a line showing where the liquid should reach. By using ice the temperature is not dependent on altitude.
    Three words: Triple point cell.

    http://www.scientificamerican.com/ar...e-triple-point
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    Quote Originally Posted by guitstik View Post
    I just use my finger, it's calibrated.
    That would be digital...

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