Last week in my AP class we were discussing buffers. Buffers are solutions that resist changes in pH. (what, this isn't normal, everyday conversation?!). As I was explaining the concept, I provided the example of a solution of sodium acetate and acetic acid. All of a sudden one of my students yells out "NACHO!!!"
We all kind of stared at him for a second before our eyes reverted back to the board to figure out what in the world he was talking about. And then we saw it - the symbol for sodium acetate:
Naturally, it was only a matter of time before one of the girls came up with C2H4IPS.
Totally spiffy idea for a t-shirt.