Made-up Holidays: Mole Day

Paxson makes guac

On October 23rd, my Chem professor asked me what day it was. Today is Mole Day. On this day each year, we celebrate Avogadro’s moly holy number, 6.02 x 10^23. We recommend reading this post accompanied by the Naked Mole Rap. Or this.

Yes, we know that many of you haven’t celebrated Mole Day since you made some guacamole or dressed up as the beloved woodland critter for your seventh grade “Physical Science” class. To jog your memory, a mole is a unit of measurement in chemistry used to quantify the amount of chemical matter in a substance. This sounds pretty important, so let’s incorporate a Brunonian’s two favorite things, witty puns and baked goods, to celebrate Avocado Avogadro day!

Use the following as pick-up lines, conversation starters, or ways to un-impress your professors on this day chock-full of chemical quantities and sh*tloads of guac.

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