paulzjoh at MTNHOME.COM
Tue Jan 25 22:08:36 UTC 2005
I was a full time bartender in the late 60s, in Chicago and "build" was
Laurence Horn wrote:
> At 7:52 AM -0800 1/25/05, FRITZ JUENGLING wrote:
>> Never heard that.
>> Fritz J
>>>>> neil at TYPOG.CO.UK 01/25/05 01:36AM >>>
>> As a Limey I'd get you a drink, make you a drink or fix you a drink (the
>> latter if I used more than one component).
>> Just when did Americans begin to build drinks? Not only build them,
>> but also
>> repair/rebuild them!
> very odd. in the old days, refreshing them was enough. Well, this
> way it does sound as though we're burning more calories when we do
> it--"The snow was too deep to go out to exercise, but I worked out
> rebuilding my drinks."
>> 'She sipped at the repaired drink with pleasure...'
>> 'His own drink was almost gone so he rebuilt it.'
>> -Marty Machlia, 'Electric Swap', Greenleaf Classics, San Diego, 1970,
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