Coca Cola - Your favorite drink?
Of all the cola brands, Coca Cola is the top Cola brand in the world. It's dominance is so strong that the name itself, Coca Cola is synonymous with cola. Here are some things you have yet to know about your favorite drink, also fondly referred to as Coke. Some of these may sound alittle farfetched and some maybe alittle easier to swallow. But what's the harm in knowing alittle more 'trivia facts'? You decide what they are:
Trivia Facts or Myth?
In many states, the highway patrol carries two gallons of Coca-Cola in the trunk to remove blood from the highway after a car accident and it will be gone in two days.
To clean a toilet: Pour a can of Coca-Cola into the toilet bowl and let the "real thing" sit for one hour, then flush clean. The citric acid in Coke removes stains from vitreous china.
To remove rust spots from chrome car bumpers, rub the bumper with a rumpled-up piece of Reynolds Wrap aluminum foil dipped in Coca-Cola.
You can put a T-bone steak in a bowl of Coca-Cola and it will be gone in two days.
To clean corrosion from car battery terminals: Pour a can of Coca-Cola over the terminals to bubble away the corrosion.
To loosen a rusted bolt: Apply a cloth soaked in Coca-Cola to the rusted bolt for several minutes.
To bake a moist ham: Empty a can of Coca-Cola into the baking pan, wrap the ham in aluminum foil, and bake. Thirty minutes before ham is finished, remove the foil, allowing the drippings to mix with the Coke for a sumptuous brown gravy.
To remove grease from clothes: Empty a can of Coca-Cola into the load of greasy clothes, add detergent, and run through a regular cycle. The Coca-Cola will help loosen grease stains. It will also clean road haze from your windshield.
Just some additional info:
- The active ingredient in Coca-Cola is phosphoric acid. It will dissolve a nail in about four days. Phosphoric acid also leaches calcium from bones and is a major contributor to the rising increase of osteoporosis.
- To carry Coca-Cola syrup (the concentrate) the commercial truck must use a 'Hazardous Material' place cards reserved for highly corrosive materials.
- The distributors of Coca-Cola have been using it to clean engines of the trucks for about 20 years!