# The son of Mrs. 11 and Mr. 17

I am an important person for my kinds,
Do you remember when you walked 1267200 feet with me so that you could defiance,
I used to save things a lot but you don't use me anymore because you have got a cool guy,
My mom is Mrs 11 and dad is Mr 17 but their relationship is weak and if it's broken then I will die.
Can you guess who am I?

You're

Salt

Because

I am an important person for my kinds,

Used in vegetables. The most important in all of the seasonings.

Do you remember when you walked 1267200 feet with me so that you could defiance,

Gandhi's salt march, 240 miles = 1267200 feet. He walked for the Non-cooperation movement.

I used to save things a lot but you don't use me anymore because you have got a cool guy,

People used to store a lot of things in salt, before the refrigerator made that obsolete.

My mom is Mrs 11 and dad is Mr 17 but their relationship is weak and if it's broken then I will die.

Periodic table, 11 = Na, 17 = Cl, Salt is NaCl, if their bond breaks you're just left with ions.

• was it that easy? – manshu Dec 27 '15 at 15:13
• @manshu the 11 and 17 hint was to easy Yup :) But i learned something about Gandhi at least :D – DrunkWolf Dec 27 '15 at 15:14
• I there some specific reason why spoiler1 is mother (Mrs) and spoiler2 is father (Mr), not the opposite? Or did @manshu just assigned genders randomly? – Sasha Dec 27 '15 at 16:51
• @sasha could be that he's a feminist :P, natrium ions are positive and chloride ions are negative :) But i'm guessing it was random – DrunkWolf Dec 27 '15 at 16:54
• @DrunkWolf, your last comment is sample case that illustrates, why we may need spoiler tags in comments too – Sasha Dec 27 '15 at 16:59