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best chocolate ever

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yeah love that stuff! pity green and blacks was bought out by cadbury...

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hell yes.Load the GVG, pop the kettle on, and snap me off a row or two, I'm on my way.

you sound like my kinda guy, wanna fuck?

jasmine dragon ball, pu'er, qu hao, da bai hao, which one would you like?

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yeah love that stuff! pity green and blacks was bought out by cadbury...

that is disappointing to hear.

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As keen as mustard

Meaning

Very enthusiastic.

Origin

There are many similes in English that have the form '
as x as y
' (see
this list
). '
As keen as mustard
' is typical and, although it is rather archaic, it is worth a closer look - if only to dispel a myth about its origin.

The Olde England of folk-memory conjures up pictures of ale-quaffing yeomen tucking into sides of roast beef. That may be fanciful, but the long-standing enthusiasm for the Sunday roast was real, as reflected in the words of Richard Leveridge's 1735 song
Roast beef of old England
:

When mighty Roast Beef

Was the Englishman's food,

It ennobled our brains

And enriched our blood...

Mustard was an essential accompaniment to beef. It became associated with vigour and enthusiasm because it added zest and flavour. By the early 20th century, the association was so strong that the word was used like this:

1925 E. Wallace, in
King by Night
: "That fellow is mustard."

People and things weren't just like mustard, they were mustard. The phrase '
hot stuff
' comes from the same notion.

Mustard's hot and zesty reputation wasn't limited to food. It was also considered a cure for colds and fevers. Here's part of the instructions for the use of a mustard plaster poultice, which was a 19th century remedy for '
chest congestion
', used then by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

"As soon as the chest turns quite pink, remove the poultice."

Don't try this at home
, or if you do, you might like to remove the poultice a little earlier. The church is now careful to say, "These remedies were used by pioneers and are not recommended for today's use."

The phrase is first recorded in William Walker's exhaustively titled
Phraseologia Anglo-Latina, or phrases of the English and Latin tongue; together with Paroemiologia Anglo-Latina
, 1672:

"As keen as mustard."

keen2.jpg

The context there is missing but the meaning is clear in F. Smith's
Clod-pate's Ghost
, 1679:

"You shall see a man as hot as Mustard against Plot and Plotters."

These are slightly pre-dated by a similar phrase 'the keenest mustard', from 1658.

So, back to the origin. A company called
Keen and Sons
was one of the earliest manufacturers of the condiment. They were taken over by Colman's in 1903, although the brand name persists and mustard is still available under that name.

'
As keen as mustard
' and a well-known company called Keen that made mustard. Surely, we have a winner?

Unfortunately not. The phrase '
as keen as mustard
' is known from 1672, the century before the company was formed in 1742. The caption on the accompanying image is probably too small to read online, but says [Keen's Mustard] "First manufactured in the reign of George 2nd AD 1742."

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here's a couple of things i think should go fuck off and die:

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australia day: time to let the racists and the dumbfucks thrive, the best day of the fucking year!

patriatism is a fucking joke!

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dislike^

i'm patriot i love Australia

also this

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@chnt - please check your image links

@bulls - is that Winona Ryder ?

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Happy Australia Day (in advance for Thursday, from a goddamn Ocker-Scotsman)

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golden ratio in snowflake formation determing the structure of a snowflake at varying degrees

morphologydiagram.jpg

Here's a website with a bunch of pictures of snowflakes under an electron microscope.

http://patrickmylund...ied-snowflakes/

This is my favourite

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I can't get over the sacred geometry found in these crystals... we're mostly water too surely this has something to do with the patterns we sometimes see.

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Some real wow factor going on there ^ Distracted.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coprolalia

Coprolalia is involuntary swearing or the involuntary utterance of obscene words or socially inappropriate and derogatory remarks. Coprolalia comes from the Greek κόπρος (kopros) meaning "feces" and λαλιά (lalia) from lalein, "to talk".[1] The term is often used as a clinomorphism, with 'compulsive profanity' inaccurately referred to as being Tourette syndrome.

Related terms are copropraxia, performing obscene or forbidden gestures,[2] and coprographia, making obscene writings or drawings.[3]

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I can't get over the sacred geometry found in these crystals... we're mostly water too surely this has something to do with the patterns we sometimes see.

I recognise those images, and many more like them

Not from my waking life though

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dont ever forget the mistakes of the media

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Oh no, another dead........... actor.

I think this has been reported about four times in the past 10 years. I dont even know if he IS alive any longer.

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AHAHHAHAHAHAHA

omg, when i read your post i was thinking it might be jeff goldblum... poor guy

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it's clear now, to me, that jeff goldblum is in fact jesus.

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i had never clicked on the random thread, but never realised just how random it truely is haha

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i missed your post bulls.

cunt

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BASTARD!

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I HATE YOU GO DIE!

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Fuck that was funny bulls

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fuck you all

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