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Old 30-06-2006, 05:29 PM posted to alt.religion.kibology,rec.food.drink
Chris McGonnell[_1_] Chris McGonnell[_1_] is offline
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Default "Grappling with grappa".

On Thu, 29 Jun 2006 18:37:40 +0100, Adam Funk wrote:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/weekend/st...798163,00.html

-- Grappa does, indeed, carry the odour of a heavy hangover,
-- the sort that forces stinking, unprocessed alcohol out
-- through your pores in an all-over body burp. Apparently,
-- Italo Calvino thought it appropriate only for "defrocked
-- priests, unemployed bookkeepers and husbands that have been
-- cuckolded". Perhaps the kindest thing I've heard said about
-- it - and this must be the extremeness of the alcohol level -
-- is that it smells like skin-toner.

I'm glad I read this *after* the trip to Italy.


Grappa didn't give me a hangover! Goddam Italians probably hid the
"good" grappa! The bums!

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Chris McG.
Harming humanity since 1951.
"What do you expect from a bunch of kiwi smoking sheep herders?" --
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