"It tasted like someone mixed a quarter-cup of salt water with a quarter-cup of chalk and a teaspoon of acid. It burned my mouth. When I finished the swim I had ulcers in my mouth, and my tongue had a white coating that peeled off. It was very, very sore."
- Westbrook resident Pat Gallant-Charette describing the water she swam in while attempting to cross the English Channel. (Hat tip: AJ Q&A)
- John C.L. Morgan