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garydpdx
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re: What were they thinking: Drink your dinner leftovers
garydpdx   4/30/2013 2:58:25 PM
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This reminds me of the classic Saturday Night Live skit, "Bass-O-Matic" with Dan Aykroyd! :)

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BrianBailey   4/30/2013 3:49:03 AM
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Now that would have the Germans and the French fighting over ownership of the name :)

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Max The Magnificent   4/29/2013 7:44:04 PM
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## I have drunk Pocari Sweat in Japan I've seen that in vending machines on Japanese train stations ## I still have no idea what a Pocari is I don't think I woudl like one to run up my trouser leg and bite me in the unmentionables...

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Duane Benson   4/29/2013 4:47:05 PM
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This is not something I ever thought I'd learn on an electronics website: "Gin from juniper berries", but I did not know that. (No. I'm not saying this article doesn't belong, I think it fits here just fine) I don't like Gin and have always thought if tasted like turpentine so I guess this explains it. Side question - do people even use turpentine anymore? How about Burgundy for alcohol made from hamburger? That name's already taken, so maybe "Hamburgundy" would work.

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BrianBailey   4/29/2013 1:58:13 PM
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Now, if we also extended this to think about cannibalism, we could just use the phrase - to down a Donner.

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seaEE   4/27/2013 4:21:09 AM
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"What do you think we should call a drink made from chicken or beef, or pork or even bear or buffalo?" Meadt! Skoal! I have drunk Pocari Sweat in Japan, and I still have no idea what a Pocari is.

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BrianBailey   4/26/2013 9:12:14 PM
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Of course, companies like Grey Goose may have a problem with their image if these became popular.

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antedeluvian   4/26/2013 7:47:25 PM
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"Richard III" for the one made from a horse. (A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse!)

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antedeluvian   4/26/2013 7:43:23 PM
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Gallus Domestica brought to mind Gallic then Gaul and then Asterix. I propose the chicken one be called "Chanticleerix" in honour of the village rooster

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BrianBailey   4/26/2013 3:05:17 PM
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How about Galluska for something made from chicken. Gallus Domestica is the species name for chicken.



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