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Re: Daiquiri Icecream
kfield   6/30/2014 8:20:26 PM
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@david Ashton "@Betajet...we used to have coca-cola with icecream in it and call it a "Brown Cow".

That sounds absoslutely unappetizing! :-)

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Re: Daiquiri Icecream
David Ashton   6/30/2014 6:04:14 PM
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@Betajet...we used to have coca-cola with icecream in it and call it a "Brown Cow".

Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose.....

 



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Re: Daiquiri Icecream
betajet   6/30/2014 5:59:04 PM
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David wrote:  "It's also called Hooligan Juice.... "

One of my father's favorites when he was a lad was ginger ale (not Verner's :-) with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.  His jocular grandfather would have the same, but he'd add some whiskey to it and call the drink a "mule's neck".

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Re: Wiggly Things
betajet   6/30/2014 5:53:56 PM
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I grew up in Wisconsin, so Van is replaced with Ole (sometimes adding Sven and/or Inga).  Ole is by default Norwegian, unless you're Norwegian in which case Ole is Swedish.  If you're half-Norwegian and half-Swedish, Ole is Danish.

Speaking of which (International Wing of the Old Jokes Home):

A Scandinavian ocean liner shipwrecks on a desert island.  One year later, the Norwegians have built a fishing boat, the Finns have cut down all the trees, the Danes have formed a coöperative and the Swedes are still waiting for someone to introduce them to each other.

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Re: Wiggly Things
Max The Magnificent   6/30/2014 5:03:46 PM
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@David: typical Van joke,,,got lots more for EELive 2015!!

Oh Joy -- something for me to look forward to (I think I'll start drinking now LOL)

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Re: Never again... Never.
Max The Magnificent   6/30/2014 5:02:54 PM
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@Duane: I being the somewhat obedient kid that I was, and not wanting to waste it, drank the whole mug.

My tummy feels for you

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Re: Wiggly Things
David Ashton   6/30/2014 4:57:29 PM
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@Max...typical Van joke,,,got lots more for EELive 2015!!

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Re: Never again... Never.
Duane Benson   6/30/2014 4:57:00 PM
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Max - I suspect that she was smart enough to take a smell before drinking up, or just take a sip and leave it at that. I being the somewhat obedient kid that I was, and not wanting to waste it, drank the whole mug.

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Re: Never again... Never.
Max The Magnificent   6/30/2014 4:50:58 PM
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@Dunae: The smell is bad enough. You really don't want to experience it as a taste.

I love goat's cheese -- but I think I'll pass on chocolate milk made with expired goats milk (did your mom actually drink thsi cioncoction herself?)

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Re: Wiggly Things
Max The Magnificent   6/30/2014 4:48:42 PM
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@David: And thirdly, I write with a ballpoint!"

Give me strength!!! LOL

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