Sunday, February 21, 2021
All empires should be judged by their drink. Thus:
Mongols: arkhi (though I can't find a good source for the history of this one)
America: moonshine, Heaven preserve us
Zulus; Egyptians; Incans; Sumerians: lite beer
Mexica: hot chocolate
Monday, February 08, 2021
Fun toy: Scroll around the globe and eavesdrop on local streaming radio. Language lovers will have a great time. Music lovers will be intensely frustrated by the realization that most of the world now listens to the same crap we do, albeit sometimes in their native languages. But there may be rewards for the persistent.