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Re: [tlug] Oops, what a waste of a good cup of tea

On Fri, Nov 07, 2014 at 01:51:37PM +0100, Josh Glover wrote:
> On 7 November 2014 12:07, Joe Larabell <> wrote:
> > When I was living in New Jersey, I found a no-brand bottle that just said
> > "Polish Alcohol" on the label and it was essentially 90-something percent
> > ethyl alcohol.
> You used to be able to get something at Yamaya called "Polish
> Spirits", which was around 95% ethyl. In my irresponsible youth, I
> once took a shot of that. You had to drink it within 10 seconds of it
> being poured, such was the rate of evaporation. Drinking it was much
> akin to being kicked in the head: your eyesight would fail for a
> second or two, and you'd stagger around for a few minutes before your
> balance recovered.
> Rather unpleasant, really.

Not far away from the melting grog mug in
'Secret of Monkey Island'..


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