On June 27, 1985, Wendy Dare composed a letter that would change the course of FAS history. Although she could not have known this at the time, the result was, effectively an inadvertent medical experiment that would continue uninterrupted for three decades, establishing important new limits on the digestive capabilities of otherwise and/or previously healthy adult males.

The principal investigator of the study, Pam Henderson, then sought to monetize her findings, and in particular found that the high-grade industrial lubricants that had been needed to clear the digestive tracts of the study participants had an even better use:

(Although it's unclear that "up to 99% less residue performance" is a desirable outcome if such a product is used as instructed.)