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Re: Booze


No booze trick-  but hairspray definitely takes pen ink out of 
clothing!  Not sure if it works on rugs, but who knows...
And yes, bought the Metaxa too, along with a couple of microbrews.

Theresa

Christopher P. Lindsey wrote:

>>Ok-  I am a woman of my word, so went to the local BevMo (Beverages & 
>>More, for those of you who don't know what they are) and sure enough 
>>they did have naVan.  Your price range was exactly correct $42 for a 750 
>>ml bottle.  And the verdict is.....you are correct Chris.  It is a 
>>wonderful flavor and whom ever thought to mix vanilla (REAL vanilla) 
>>with cognac was brilliant. 
>>    
>>
>
>Yay!  I'm glad you liked it!
>
>I went out this afternoon to Friar Tuck (one of the larger liquor stores
>in town) and they didn't have Talea, so I have to keep looking.
>
>  
>
>>And I feel compelled to help Chris feel less like the chatlist lush.  
>>    
>>
>
>I appresheeate that.
>
>  
>
>>While in the store I was also looking at the Ouzo- and thougt that there 
>>was something different looking about the Metaxa Ouzo bottle.  There 
>>were several Ouzo choices, so I asked a very knowledgable employee there 
>>(Fred) for his recommendation.  He did recommend the Metaxa, so I asked 
>>him if they changed the bottle- the answer was yes.  Here's the scary 
>>part-  I haven't bought a bottle of Ouzo in ages- like since college.  I 
>>remembered what the bottle and label looked like from when I worked at a 
>>DutyFree store during undergrad school (that would have been from 
>>1985-89).  How's that for a useless bit of trivia I maintained in my 
>>brain! (P.S. Kahlua is the hardest liquor to clean out of a rug, and 151 
>>rum will peel the paint off of a cement floor and clean it to the point 
>>you could eat off of it).
>>    
>>
>
>Did you end up buying the Metaxa?  :)
>
>I have a painted cement floor that needs stripping too; now I know what
>to do with my Cruzan 151!
>
>Speaking of cleaning rugs, Romeo chewed up a pen today on the 9x12 handmade
>wool oriental rug that I inherited from my grandmother.  Argh.  I'll see
>how well Resolve carpet cleaner really works once everything dries!  Or
>is there a booze trick for that, too?  ;)
>
>Chris
>
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