On Mon 19 Dec 2005 09:12:04p, Thus Spake Zarathustra, or was it Ken Davey? > Goomba38 wrote: >> Michael "Dog3" Lonergan wrote: >> >>> ROFL... Absinthe make the brain go yonder. >>> >>> Michael >>> >> oh god.. you're killing me here!! LOL >> <making note of all the Absinthe jokes> >> >> Goomba > > Actually the old saw went "Absinthe makes the heart grow fodder". > All in all it is an interesting drink and an acquired taste. > It does not deserve it's bad reputation. > http://www.absinthebuyersguide.com/history.html > > Ken. I've never tasted absinthe, but have read that Pernod is a decent substitute without absinthe's toxic characteristics. I'd say that for many people, Pernod is also an acquired taste. I happen to love it. -- Wayne Boatwright *¿* _____________________________________________ A chicken in every pot is a *LOT* of chicken!