Discussion in 'Blades' started by melbo, Dec 30, 2005.
U.P. ? Where's that Cousin Jack ?
Upper Peninsula of Michigan (since CJ isn't here yet,) Sometimes pronounced "yoop" as in "Bin to da yoop lately, CJ?"
Say yah to da U.P. eh!
You guys ever have a pastie? No...not pastie with a long a, but the delicious type with meat and potatoes. mmmmmmm anyone know where they originated from?
What a nice memory on New Years day - fresh pasties.
hehehe. Tale to be told sometime about pasties when my father visited me in Houghton. Anyhow, the locals told me that pasties originated in Welsh coal mines and the finlanders adapted them for the copper mines in da yoop. Whadoo I know, I went to da tech.
Yep, except I was told it was the Conish tin miners who brought them over to the iron and copper mines in the U.P.
So...every year my daughter buys me a daily calendar..."Wild Words from Wild Women"....
Todays quote is from Louise Brooks....(of the silent film era)
"I have a gift for enraging people ; but if I ever bore you , it will be with a knife"
I love it!
and I didn't know where else to say this...
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