CHAT: Drinks Was Re: CHAT: browsers
|From:||Wesley Parish <wes.parish@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, February 13, 2003, 8:55|
On Thursday 13 February 2003 08:15 pm, you wrote:
> In a message dated 2003:02:11 12.56.27 AM, wes.parish@PARADISE.NET.NZwrites:
> >But what about that tea they drink out of cow's horns and stainless steel
> >straws in Paraguay?
> Maté!!! Wonderful stuff... I drink coffee, teas (all kinds), and maté
> (besides Diet Coke, soyamilk and water).
> >I've only ever had it once, but enjoyed it thoroughly.
> >They don't stock it in New Zealand, more's the pity!
> They don't? Are you sure? IIRC one of the packages of maté I had had a
> New Zealand import/export company listed as one of many an official
Who are they? You've got their name? I've gotta check this out! This is
some of the best news - drinks-wise - I've had in ages!
> Hanuman Zhang, _Gomi no sensei_ [Master of junk]
> & Gatherer of Extremely Enlightening Knowledge (or GEEK, for short ;)
> "To live is to scrounge, taking what you can in order to survive. So,
> since living is scrounging, the result of our efforts is to amass a pile of
> - Chuang Tzu/Zhuangzi, China, 4th Century BCE
> "The most beautiful order is a heap of sweepings piled up at random."
> - Heraclitus, Greece, 5th Century BCE
> Ars imitatur Naturam in sua operatione.
> [Latin > "Art is the imitation of Nature in her manner of operation."]
> " jinsei to iu mono wa, kinchou na geijyutsu to ieru deshou "
> [Japanese > "one can probably say that 'life' is a precious artform"]
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."