Overall, Down the Drain
maintains your attention, with many historical and current examples that make the book very accessible to the everyday Canadian.
Also, pushing the cable down through the basket strainer allows you to clean the slime-covered cable as you withdraw it by running clean water down the drain
. (Believe me, this is a nice bonus!) And finally, since the drain is still fully assembled, you'll be able to tell, by running water in the sink, whether you've unclogged the drain.
Tests on other inks indicate there is not a disposal issue, but please do not interpret this to mean that the ink waste can go down the drain
When it goes down the drain
, it can produce organochlorines, which are suspected carcinogens as well as reproductive, neurological and immune-system toxins.
Except it doesn't go down the drain
. It leaks out of pipes and is lost.
That symbolism of washing one's transgressions down the drain
was in part the basis of the laundries run in Roman Catholic Ireland by the Sisters of Mercy, institutions which operated late into the 20th century.
Twenty-six years of naval service were flushed down the drain
immediately, No pension.
Somehow, the institutions that have gone down the drain
have to be replaced."
A First, turn the running faucet in your kitchen sink so that the water hits the sink bottom rather than runs directly down the drain
. You'll notice a circle around the running water on the sink bottom.
Instead, it pulled down thousands of teachers, union members, scientists, journalists, actors, entertainers like us, who saw our lives disrupted, our jobs and careers go down the drain
, our standing in the community lost, even our children harassed.
Research in the Los Angeles basin in 1999 revealed that, when lindane shampoos were rinsed down the drain
, the pesticide readily contaminated the effluent and eventually the downstream waterways.
Due to a global economic crisis, demand for raw materials fell and the Argentine economy went down the drain
. Administrations that followed tried out a statist model that culminated in the rise of peronismo.