[LMB] OT: Literacy Levels, was 25 Greatest SciFi ever written

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Tue Sep 1 04:19:56 BST 2015

> On Aug 31, 2015, at 8:25 PM, JA Tallman <lettuce.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> Responding in line put the quoted text back. I left it for clarity.
> My original post said 80 proof, which is pretty common for liquor, and can
> thoroughly kick my butt. However, the drink still retains flavor. 100 proof
> would probably put ME in a coma after one drink, and doesn't taste near as
> good.
> I know 100 proof is not 100% alcohol. Probably most of us on the list do.
> I will henceforth put a large disclaimer on posts that are supposed to be
> humorous.

I remember a play that took place on a South Pacific island that exaggerated proofs like that.    Personally, I am an exception to most people and other animals - getting high for its sake is not attractive.   I want the flavors, not the hit.

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