... of the Used, Abused, and Utterly Screwed Up.

A Secular Franciscan looks at the world... with a more jaundiced eye than ever... and lots of ellipses for you to fill in the missing text...
(with thanks to Thomas S. Klise for the title)

Friday, February 10, 2012

Shaken, not stirred

The Martini: Why everything you know is wrong

Probably like a lot of people I had no idea what made a real martini. I still don't, but I can talk intelligently about it after reading this article. Good thing I'm not a purist about this sort of thing.

Really, when you think of it, gin is not traditionally known as the drink that the upper classes drink, so it's probably just a way to make gin trendy so the images of bathtubs and smelling like elderberries don't come to mind...

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