I don’t think that the Shandy is named after Tristram Shandy, but it is beer and chilled ginger beer. In Germany, it is known as a Cyclist. The Turbo Shandy has something called alcopop in it, while elsewhere, perhaps Slovenia, it is a Red Witch.
Berlin speaks of weisse or wheat beer with a ribbon of alcohol, while Bavaria reveals the goat stein, with weizen beer and cola with a shot of cherry schnapps. Dr.
Pepper Shandy has a bit of amaretto and The Tango is mixed with Brause. Argentina is fond of Fanta, but they are not the only ones: Chile’s Fan Schop by definition uses Fanta, but unlike Argentina, it is orange. Meanwhile,
When Spain speaks of Clara, it is no one you know: it refers to beer mixed with sweet, clear carbonated lemonade. It can be called Panache in France, but only Spain speaks of sweet, cold, clear lemonade. And Spain says nothing of Panache, but France certainly does. And when I moved to France and got
myself married, I had no children, but I was happy. Happy I tell you. I made the right decision and I am happy I went.
I thought we were at the point where I would recommend something to you like the Peter Max issue of LIFE magazine from 1970 and you would just sigh and go upstairs and take a nap, I would do my work, mostly unimportant work, and look up and see the Peter Max issue on the table right where I left it but I looked up from my work and it’s gone! You took it upstairs with you and maybe you read it so we are not at that point yet. Right now I want to go upstairs and take a nap with you so much I can hardly stand it.
Potée berrichone is French Ham and bean stew. They use the pig knuckle. Eek. You wake up and you say where am I? And they say you are in France. Eek! What is that? you ask. They say, Why, that’s Potée berrichone, mon cherie. You say, I bet you’ve never seen me wiggle my toe. They say Non, never the wiggle toe.
You will never know what lilies mean if you have a kind heart, are not at all curious, have friends who are alive and enjoy looking at the clouds when you should be doing your homework about clouds and clouds and clouds