“I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. I have taken a moment here to rest, to steal a view of the glorious vista that surrounds me, to look back on the distance I have come. But I can only rest for a moment, for with freedom come responsibilities, and I dare not linger, for my long walk is not ended.”

Nelson Mandela

Long Walk To Freedom, 1994

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According to Hallmark, today is Drink Beer Day! Let’s celebrate with a little beer history.

1. After he won the Nobel Prize, Niels Bohr was given a perpetual supply of beer piped into his house.

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2. The Code of Hammurabi decreed that bartenders who watered down beer would be executed.

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3. At the Wife Carrying World Championships, first prize is the wife’s weight in beer.

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4. A cloud near the constellation Aquila contains enough ethyl alcohol to fill 400 trillion trillion pints of beer.

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5. Coined in the early 1900s, the word “alcoholiday” means leisure time spent drinking.

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