[ANSTHRLD] OT - FW: "Administratium"

Brent.Ryder@compucom.com Brent.Ryder at compucom.com
Tue May 27 05:49:10 PDT 2003

A major research institution recently announced the discovery of the
heaviest element yet known to science. This new element has been
tentatively named "Administratium".

Administratium has one neutron, 12 assistant neutrons, 75 deputy
neutrons, and 111 assistant deputy neutrons - giving it an atomic mass
of 312.

These 312 particles are held together by a force called morons, which
are surrounded by vast quantities of lepton-like particles called peons.

Since Administratium has no electrons, it is inert. However, it can be
detected as it impedes every reaction with which it comes into contact.
A minute amount of Administratium causes one reaction to take over four
days to complete when it would normally take less than a second.

Administratium has a normal half-life of three years; it does not decay
but instead undergoes a reorganization, in which a portion of the
assistant neutrons, deputy neutrons, and assistant deputy neutrons
exchange places.

In fact, Administratium's mass actually increases over time, since each
reorganizatin causes some morons to become neutrons, forming isodopes.

This moron-promoting characteristic has lead some scientists to
speculate that Administratium is formed whenever morons reach a certain
quantity in concentration. This hypothetical quantity is referred to as
"Critical Morass." you'll know it when you see it....

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