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Master the perfect martini ©------------------------------------- "Twas a woman who drove me to drink, and I never had the courtesy to thank her for it."-- W.C. FieldsIt's an argument that has plagued modern man since the dawn of time. Well, since the early fifties, at least. Just how does one make the "perfect martini"? If you ask ten different martini drinkers, my bet is you'll get ten different answers. Most will be crap. Gentle readers, I intend to put this query to bed, for once and for…See More
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Posted on April 1, 2009 at 11:28pm 0 Comments

Master the perfect martini ©

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"Twas a woman who drove me to drink, and I never had the courtesy to thank her for it."





-- W.C. Fields




It's an argument that has plagued modern man since the dawn of time. Well, since the early fifties, at least. Just how does one make the "perfect martini"? If you ask ten different martini drinkers, my bet is you'll get ten different answers. Most…
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At 6:42pm on August 9, 2009, thehuhman said…
Happy Birthday!
At 5:20am on August 9, 2009, Michael J. Austin said…
Here's hoping that your birthday is that of GREATNESS !!!!!
At 12:56pm on March 12, 2009, Brett McKay said…
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Loving the cool vintage pics you've posted. Pretty dang awesome.
 
 
 

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