[Pdx-pm] Tea is weak [was: Perl Testing book]

Joshua Keroes jkeroes at eli.net
Wed Jul 27 12:39:49 PDT 2005

On Jul 27, 2005, at 11:42 AM, Rob Bloodgood wrote:

> Michael G Schwern wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 26, 2005 at 07:30:04PM -0700, Randall Hansen wrote:
>>> On Jul 26, 2005, at 6:58 PM, Joshua Keroes wrote:
>>>> PS Actually, I drink yerba mate. And it's better than both  
>>>> Schwern's
>>>> tea *and* Heumann's coffee.
>>> heumann doesn't drink coffee, actually.  but thanks to working with
>>> me for so long, he's a total espresso snob :)
>> Real men drink TURKISH COFFEE [1] from BRASS THIMBLES because to  
>> drink more
>> than that would cause a ball of pure blackness to burn through  
>> your stomach,
>> the seat you're on, the floor, the ground and eventually wind up  
>> embedded
>> in the firey core of the Earth!
> Actually, having just returned from Turkey, I can attest that is  
> almost
> true.  However, I also discovered something else: my wife really  
> likes a
> dessert called Turkish Delight, which is sickeningly sweet (typical of
> many Turkish desserts), and inedible to me.  But I found out that  
> if one
> eats Turkish Delight while sipping Turkish coffee, the extreme  
> sweetness
> and extreme bitterness neutralize and create a truly delightful taste.

You can buy Turkish Delight at Barbur Foods on the corner of SW  
Barbur & SW Taylor's Ferry. They stock several brands. 
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