The Word of the Month

Silicon

January 2012

Cartoon by Gymglish

Definitions

Silicon a chemical element, often used as a semi-conductor in microchips.

Silicone: a synthetic material with many uses, including breast implants and toilet joints.

Fake Tits: a Silicon-troversy

French company PIP used low-quality silicone for breast implants, causing potential health risks. The company is now out of business. R.I.P PIP.

The French government is willing to remove all PIP breast implants free of charge. DSK volunteers to supervise this process personally.

Silicon Facts

- 'Silly con Carne' is a traditional Mexican meal served with tequila and black beans.

- Silicon is 'Si' on the periodic table of elements, right next to Gg (Gymglishium).

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