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Advent Calendar 20. Game

KamosRZ

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Christmas Crackers incorporates a silver strip that features a compound called silver fulminate.
 

Junkz

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Christmas Crackers incorporates a silver strip that features a compound called silver fulminate.

Explanation:
Christmas crackers are a popular tradition at the Christmas dinner table. In 1847 a baker Tom Smith invented the crackers. He had discovered these on his trip to Paris. Thereafter he innovated and created the Christmas crackers.
 

Allan Quatermain

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Christmas crackers owe their crack to a compound called silver fulminate. This compound has the molecular formula AgCNO, and can be prepared relatively simply by reacting concentrated nitric acid with silver and ethanol.
 
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