It has been brought to my attention that the previous post was unacceptably morbid for the Season of Holidays, during which everything sunny all the time always beach party! So here’s some holiday cheer:
Note that the manufacturers don’t even give you the liquid, anymore. You have to add your own. For $18. To put this in perspective, that’s approximately the cost of turning on your kitchen tap and filling a glass with water over and over again for a month or so. And, because the Clean Water Act is — like the Pirate’s Code — “more what you’d call ‘guidelines’ than actual rules,” you can even achieve the snowglobe effect by shaking the glass.