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Halle Berry has been back on the market for months now. How many did that bit of news manage to set off ?
Though I'm not much of a vodka drinker these days, back when I was (late 90-s) this was some quality shyt. Incidentally, my subsequent attempt (1st bottle straight from Russia, 2nd from Brooklyn) warranted an extended stay @ a vomitorium
Ferrari's woeful end to F1 season prompts some politicians to call for firings By Andrew Dampf ROME "” Ferrari's woeful end to the Formula One season has sparked contentious rounds of debate in Italy, with some politicians calling for the automaker's president to resign. Fernando Alonso entered Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix leading the drivers' standings but finished seventh in the race after several strategic errors by the Italian team, handing the title to...
I always mix up my ze Frenchmen
I tried a couple made-in-Poland vodkas that turned out an utter shyte. One grain-based, the other potato-based. The latter was particularly awful. Polish dill pickles are ridiculously awesome and blow the German stuff and NYC-style kosher pickles out of the water. (Though in fairness, a few times I did have seriously sick kosher pickles of molosol variety.) As irony would have it, Polish sauerkraut tends to taste better than all the German ones I've tried.
Few makers are willing to disclose on product label whether or not the content is a blend or a straight oil based on a single variety olives. I just hate being kept in the dark. Many of the cheap "extra virgin olive oils" sold via supermarket chains are, in fact, blends made up of oils collected from - literary - all over the freaking map. You may find oils from Tunisia, Spain, Turkey and Greece packed in the same bottle. Even blends constituting a collection of various...
I recall when Chinese car makers (forget which) tried to enter EU market. What a fucking debacle that ended up turning into. Prospective models damn near getting squashed during EU mandated crush testing.
Quote: Originally Posted by RSS Once when I was headding from SFO to LHR with a stop at BOS ... this red coat insisted that I wait in the airport lounge ... and wait for him to take me aboard. He took me on the aircraft at the last minute ... put me in a first class window seat with the aisle next to me empty. As he left to oversee the shutting of the door he turned to the flight attendant while pointing to me and said, "His Royal Highness is not to be...
I heard a talk of European carriers being granted access to US domestic routes. That was a couple-three years ago. Not sure if the plan ever materialized.
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