October 1, 2022

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Kitchen Sink Strain Review | Westword

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Maybe it’s a side effect of stoned curiosity, but I’m always looking up how idioms were created. “Cold shoulder” was born over 300 years ago when a Latin Bible was mis-translated. “Dressed to the nines” is so old and Scottish we can’t even agree where it comes from. Then you have “Throw everything but the kitchen sink,” a popular saying for American military efforts during World War II — or World War I, depending on whom you ask.

Idioms don’t make literal sense, and their backstories are often cloudy or disputed, yet we still cling to them, often without a shred of context. Sound familiar?

The map of cannabis strains is slightly easier to navigate since legalization, but much of it is still essentially Charlie Day surrounded by strings, muttering a Pepe Silvia conspiracy. Genetics…

Herbert Fuego

2022-08-03 05:56:00

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