Re: Being Laid Off - Unemployment Benefits

Subject: Re: Being Laid Off - Unemployment Benefits
From: "Cassandra Greer" <cassandra -at- greer -dot- de>
To: doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 00:28:29 +0100 (MET)

> > These statistics raise the question....what did they do before beer
> Buckets, I think. The number of hours in a day was established according
> to a
> sunrise/sunrise count of how many times a bucket of beer would drain
> itself
> through leakage, sort of like a beer hourglass. Curiously, bucket size
> did
> not matter to these early clock-watchers, and the standard gin bucket of
> today emerged only after beer people became dissatisfied and sought out
> something with more kick to the bootful, a quest which also left us with
> many
> colorful references in the language: a-drop (it) in the bucket, kick (in)
> the bucket, and of course the Appalachian folk music classic "My Bucket's
> Got a Hole In It."
> Hope this helps,
> --Ned
Snort - cough cough - Keyboard!!!!

Cass :)

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