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Seis de Mayo

May 6, 2012

Seis de Mayo
Last night, the 5th of May, millions of people commemorated the Mexican victory at the Battle of Puebla (1862) with volleys of shots — of tequila — bravura barrages of beer, and murderous margaritas. Unsurprisingly, this morning finds heads held hostage and stomachs seared from nacho napalm. Today’s Spanish vocabulary lesson: crudo means ” hangover.”

If you celebrated Cinco de Mayo with cerveza, celebrate Seis de Mayo this morning with el desayuno de los campeones, the Breakfast of Champions. The traditional Mexican hangover cure is menudo tripe soup or stew.

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New Year’s Hangover

January 1, 2012

New Year's Hangover

“Gwyneth Paltrow’s Hangover Remedies,” Access Hollywood

“Top Ten hangover remedies,”Gayle Falkenthal, Washington Times

“How James Bond Cured A Hangover (And 5 More Remedies),” Victoria von Biel, Forbes

“Can a pill cure hangovers?” William Marquez, BBC News Magazine

“New Year’s Hangover Cure: Less Booze, More H2O,” Lindsey Tanner, AP via Time

“What is a Hangover?” Kyle Hill, Science-Based Life

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Seis de Mayo

May 6, 2010

Seis de Mayo

Last night, the 5th of May, millions of people commemorated the Mexican victory at the Battle of Puebla (1862) with volleys of shots — of tequila — bravura barrages of beer, and murderous margaritas. Unsurprisingly, this morning finds heads held hostage and stomachs seared from nacho napalm. Today’s Spanish vocabulary lesson: crudo means ” hangover.”

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