Re: CHAT: Smokes was Re: CHAT: postcodes
|From:||Wesley Parish <wes.parish@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, September 28, 2002, 8:53|
On Fri, 27 Sep 2002 21:32, Jan van Steenbergen wrote:
> --- John Cowan wrote:
> > > My favourite is a mixture of Lapsang Souchong with Ceylon
> > [snip]
> > > My motto: never mix anything.
> > What kind of philosophy is that?
> It's not a philosophy, it's just the result of writing in a hurry, because
> I wanted to watch a movie yesterday and it had already started!
> What I meant to say but hopelessly failed to express properly is that I
> don't like mixtures of drinks, no matter if one of the constituants is
> coffee, milk, coke, or whatever. No sugar, too.
You mean you wouldn't care for a coffee/tea mixture? I wouldn't either.
On quite the other hand, mochajava - if my memory serves me right, a mix of
coffee and cocoa, with suitable (minor) admixtures of milk, a dash of suger
and other contaminants, is a drink I thoroughly enjoy! I find it is an ideal
way to come down from the stratosphere after drinking a bit too much alcohol.
Mau e ki, "He aha te mea nui?"
You ask, "What is the most important thing?"
Maku e ki, "He tangata, he tangata, he tangata."
I reply, "It is people, it is people, it is people."
> Now that I think of it, there is one exception: Irish coffee. I don't drink
> it often, but if the occasion is there every once in a few years, I surely
> don't pass it.
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