Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Did you know?

Many high school cafeterias in Europe serve alcohol to students who choose to drink.

In some European countries McDonald’s serves alcohol. Some parents like to drink alcohol while kids munch on fries and chicken nuggets. McDonald’s decided they needed all the customers they can get.

Here is a little surprise : The national anthem of United States “The Star Spangled Banner,” was written to the tune of a drinking song.

Beer started selling in bottles starting 1850 and in cans starting 1935.

The word “toast,” which means wishing good health originated in ancient Rome. A piece of toasted bread was literally dropped into wine back then.

The soil of one of the vineyards in France is considered so precious that it is mandatory for workers to scrape the soil off their shoes before they leave.

via: here