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Wilhelmina; Name of former Queen of the Netherlands, former name of Trikora mountain, current name of my first born.



That man o mine



Roland; one of Charlemanges commanders, hero of the Chanson de Roland, and hero of House de Buchholz!



It is thought that the energizing effect of the coffee bean plant was first recognized in Yemen in Arabia and the north east of Ethiopia, and the cultivation of coffee expanded in the Arab world. From the Muslim world, coffee spread to Italy, then to the rest of Europe, to Indonesia, and to the Americas and eventually spread to a Starbucks on every corner!



Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness,
Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun;
Conspiring with him how to load and bless
With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run;
To bend with apples the moss’d cottage-trees,
And fill all fruit with ripeness to the core (Keats)



Comparing diets among western countries, researchers have discovered that although the French tend to eat higher levels of animal fat, surprisingly the incidence of heart disease remains low in France, a phenomenon named the French Paradox and thought to occur from protective benefits of regularly consuming red wine. Prime rib and Mad Dog 20/20 for dinner tonight!



Approximately 71% of world grape production is used for wine, 27% as fresh fruit, and 2% as dried fruit. So, people really like wine better than raisins, huh?



The piña colada (Spanish, strained pineapple: piña, pineapple + colada, strained) is a sweet, rum-based cocktail made with hard rum, coconut cream, and pineapple juice, usually served either blended or shaken with ice. It may be garnished with a pineapple wedge or a maraschino cherry. The piña colada has been the official beverage of Puerto Rico since 1978.



The song Yes! We Have No Bananas was written by Frank Silver and Irving Cohn and originally released in 1923; for many decades, it was the best-selling sheet music in history. (UH, WOW!?) Since then the song has been rerecorded several times and has been particularly popular during banana shortages. (Like the great banana shortage of 2009!)



Not very many things are better than guacomole. Am I wrong?



Me and the farmer get on fine, Through stormy weather and bottles of wine, If I pull my weight he'll treat me well. But if I'm late he'll give me hell.



There is a misconception that ink is non-toxic even if swallowed. Once ingested, ink can be hazardous to one's health. Certain inks, such as those used in printers, and even those found in a common pen can be harmful. Probably why my "ink martini" never really took off as a cocktail?



Down with this sort of thing. Spread the word! But don't be obnoxious about it. Every campaign must start somewhere, and I propose we start here, because that's where we are. And it must start sometime, and I propose now, because then has already happened. And I propose we hit the ground running, and hit them hard, with a letter to the local paper! Yes, I am that serious. And if that fails, we should follow it up with a more stiffly worded letter, my word yes!



Reflection is the change in direction of a wavefront at an interface between two different media so that the wavefront returns into the medium from which it originated. Mirrors exhibit specular reflection. Many mornings, that is not a good thing.



Yeah, the trees, Those useless trees, Produce the air That I am breathing.



A job is a regular activity performed in exchange for payment. A person usually begins a job by becoming an employee, volunteering, or starting a business. The duration of a job may range from an hour (in the case of odd jobs, or fast food employment) to a lifetime (in the case of some judges or the guy with the position you want).



The highest price ever paid for a Warhol painting is $100 million for a 1963 canvas titled Eight Elvises. $100 million is a benchmark price that only Jackson Pollock, Pablo Picasso, Gustav Klimt and Willem De Kooning have achieved. This piece is a BARGAIN!



A boombox, also known as ghetto blaster, or jambox, is a name given to portable stereo systems capable of playing radio stations and recorded music, at relatively high volume. If it's too loud, you're too old!



Pears and apples cannot always be distinguished by the form of the fruit; some pears look very much like some apples. One major difference is that the flesh of pear fruit contains stone cells (called "grit"). Another interesting difference is that apples, when placed carefully in water, will float; pears will sink, proving that pears are WITCHES.



One meaning of the phrase "pear shaped" is mostly limited to the United Kingdom, Ireland and Australasia. It describes a situation that went awry, perhaps horribly wrong. A failed bank robbery, for example, could be said to have "gone pear-shaped". Less well known in the US, it generated some media interest when British politician Margaret Thatcher used the phrase in front of the world's press at one of her first meetings with President Ronald Reagan.



The phrase "pear shaped" is also a more polite version of the phrase "tits-up", also meaning a situation going awry.



Chuck Taylor All-Stars, or Converse All-Stars, also referred to as "Chucks" are canvas and rubber shoes produced by Converse. They were first produced in 1917.



The Chuck Taylor All Star shoe has developed a number of nicknames over the years, such as: "Cons", "Connies", "Convics", "Verses", "Chuckers", "Chucks", "Converse", "Chuckies", "Chuckie T's", or "Chucker Boots" or simply "chuck taylors".



City Square, town square or urban square is an open area commonly found in the heart of a traditional town used for community gatherings. Or the nerdiest, most L7 dude in town.