Okay, who let Maxwell's Demon into the salt cellar? Because now all the sodium ions are on one side, and the chloride ions are on the other and this just tastes wrong.
brucine (broo'-seen), 1) n. Pharm., Chem. a bitter, poisonous alkaloid, C23H26N2O4, obtained from the nux vomica tree; 2) n. Bruce Bortin's 'low-impact' weblog