The Vulger Tongue


ABEL-WACKETS. Blows given on the palm of the hand with a twisted handkerchief, instead of a ferula; a jocular punishment among seamen, who sometimes play at cards for wackets, the loser suffering as many strokes as he has lost games.

Our Daily Bread


German Lentil Soup. To 1 gallon of soup stock, add 1 quart of lentils. Let boil until lentils are soft, with 1 sliced onion. Then add some small sausages. Let boil five minutes. Season to taste and serve the soup with the sausages and croutons fried in butter.

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Drop Bears


1829
Drop Bears are carnivorous marsupials distantly related to the koala, but whose vicious, determined killer instinct has made them the unseen assassins of the Australian bush. More

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Coprolites


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