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Thursday, December 24, 2009

Doggy Bag: Smoking What?

Posted By on Thu, Dec 24, 2009 at 3:00 PM

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Our favorite morsel from the blogs.

Cheer in a bowl: Nope, it's not some Urban Dictionary phrase for masturbating, or the consequences of a cleric getting struck by lightning. Smoking Bishop is a drink, blogs Denise Santoro Lincoln at Bay Area Bites. A drink that, in the Dickens novelette A Christmas Carol -- and in one of the film versions -- the crusty old tightass Scrooge drinks, post-redemption, with Bob Cratchit. What the hell is Smoking Bishop? And how did it acquire that curious name? Find out here. Though, honestly: We think it'd make a fine euphemism for something altogether nastier than a sweet Christmas tipple. Anybody feel like getting busy on Urban Dictionary?

Merry Christmas, everybody!

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