"That's a great deal to make one word mean," Alice said in a thoughtful tone. "When I make a word do a lot of work like that," said Humpty Dumpty, "I always pay it extra."

Tuesday, 30 November 2010

Adam's Ale

Adam's Ale is a name formerly applied to water. The term was often used jokingly.


  1. Reminds me of the (old, not much known anymore) use of the German term "Gänsewein", wine for geese.

  2. What a great concept, Librarian. Sounds much better than Adam's Ale.