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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.NZ
> >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 > distributor.
Great! 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! Wesley Parish
> > Hanuman Zhang, _Gomi no sensei_ [Master of junk] > & Gatherer of Extremely Enlightening Knowledge (or GEEK, for short ;) > > €º°`°º€ø,¸¸,ø€º°`°º€ø,¸¸,ø€º°`°º€ø,¸¸,ø€º°`°º€ø,¸¸,ø€º°`°º€€º°`°º€ø,¸~-> > > "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 > rubbish." > - 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."