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RE: [IP] disposable syringes

On 22 Aug 2001, at 9:21, Fran Baumgartner wrote:

> At 10:28 AM 8/22/2001 -0500, you wrote:
> >I first started using disposable syringes in the mid/late 60s.  At
> >first, there was a glass syringe with several disposable needles
> >wrapped in little individual packs.  You still had to boil the
> >syringe.

> Crap my parents had to boil the needle too!  <sigh>  Talk about 
> painful.  My dad would do his best to sharpen the stainless steel
> needle.  Oh those were the days, weren't they.  And we lived to tell
> about them.  :-)
> Fran     > dx 1963

It is so funny now to think of these B-D ads saying "a disposable 
needle will dull after one use" when we would use ours for over a 
month before sharpening them.  Yep, we survived, didn't we?

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