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Ancient Beer, Wine Jars Found in Egypt
AP/SF Chronicle ^ | 5/18/05 | AP

Posted on 05/18/2005 7:01:35 PM PDT by TFFKAMM

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Or the ancient Egyptian version:

"99 rough hewn ceramic jars of beer in the mortuary, 99 rough hew ceramic jars of beer..."

It just rolls off the tongue so easily, too...

:-)


51 posted on 05/19/2005 6:14:21 AM PDT by gogogodzilla (Raaargh! Raaargh! Crush, Stomp!)
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Did they find any empty pretzel bags and cheese rhinds? ;o)


52 posted on 05/19/2005 6:16:25 AM PDT by LIConFem (Mein Luftkissenboot ist mit Aalen voll.)
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Those must have been Hank Hill's great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandfather's beer jars.

"Yep."

"Yep."

"Mmm-hmmm"

"Uh-huh"

53 posted on 05/19/2005 6:16:58 AM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Harmful Or Fatal If Swallowed)
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bump, with related links:

Message in a Bottle [History of wine snobbery]
New York Times | 12/24/05 | Tom Standage
Posted on 12/26/2005 11:56:44 PM PST by LibWhacker
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Ears of plenty (the story of wheat / The story of man's staple food)
The Economist | Dec 20th 2005
Posted on 12/26/2005 8:42:55 PM PST by SunkenCiv
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/1547436/posts


54 posted on 12/27/2005 7:31:18 PM PST by SunkenCiv ("In silence, and at night, the Conscience feels that life should soar to nobler ends than Power.")
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55 posted on 10/19/2008 4:24:47 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_______Profile finally updated Saturday, October 11, 2008 !!!)
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