Our autoclave at school Broke the other week.
The autoclave is basically a big pressure cooker used to sterilise cultures for science so our kids can grow germs on the agar plates later.
We dutifully sent it off to get a quote. With me reassuring the Head of Science that it was probably the heating element that had gone and that the repair would be one or two hundred quid at most.
A new one's only £787 +VAT.
This is going to be a fun conversation with the Head of Science tomorrow.
Oh well, never really wanted that pay rise after all.