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Good kid

My phone yelps-- i see that my daughter is calling from school. Right away I am worried-- is it a seizure? Forgotten homework? Something terrible? She never calls from school. If she gets caught with her phone out they will take it from her.

"Mom," says she, "I put that big bottle of soda in the freezer last night to make it cold, but I fell asleep. Can you take it out before it explodes."

Soda did not explode... Soda was frozen solid though.


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Sep. 26th, 2013 05:56 pm (UTC)
Heh, but at least it's chilled!
Sep. 26th, 2013 06:22 pm (UTC)
*mutters* Oh they can explode, it's such a mess in the freezer, defrosting and all... Good thinking that kid.
Sep. 26th, 2013 06:32 pm (UTC)
At work they have these giant glass-fronted refrigerator cases of free beverages. Apparently one of them wasn't keeping the soda cold enough for someone, and they messed with the temperature setting.

I come in one morning, and there are dozens of exploded cans of soda blasted around the inside of the case, fountains of soda erupting from split cans and frozen into place, etc. It was a landscape of all the various things soda can do when it gets too cold. I wish I'd thought to take a picture.

The cleaning staff was not amused and there are now very strongly worded warning signs on all the fridges.
Sep. 27th, 2013 01:05 pm (UTC)
I love this post! What a sweet girl she is XD
Sep. 28th, 2013 08:46 am (UTC)
Well, I am glad it wasn't something serious! Good girl indeed!
Sep. 28th, 2013 10:24 am (UTC)
bottles of soda in the freezer - I know it well

this year i fogot a bottle of sparkling wine almost too long
I have learned to put the kitchen timer on :)

but glad it wasn't anything serious just your daughter being sensible
Sep. 29th, 2013 05:04 pm (UTC)
Good thinking on her part. And a relief that it was something so harmless.

My dad once put a glass bottle of sparkling juice in the freezer. It cracked in a very nice spiral, with bits of frozen soda bulging out between the cracks. Lovely, aside from all the broken glass. :)
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