May 7, 1989 |
Simon says: --Carving a turkey is like parallel parking: You can do it perfectly until you have to do it in front of someone. --Are there really people who can still remember their high-school locker combination? (I couldn't remember it when I was in high school.) --When's the last time you heard a really good harpist? --I am always dismayed when I check into hotels and find cigarette burns on the bathroom sink. Who is so depraved that he needs to smoke in the john?
April 23, 1986 |
Licorice Pizza, a Southern California record and video store chain that got its name from a 1960s record album, is being sold to the Musicland Group, the nation's largest specialty retailer of records and tapes. Musicland, a unit of American Can, said Tuesday that it agreed to buy the Licorice Pizza outlets and 26 other record stores for $13 million. The purchase of the 34 Licorice Pizza stores gives American Can's Musicland Group an entre into the lucrative Southland home video rental market.
January 17, 1990 |
The actress who portrayed housekeeper Aunt Bee on "The Andy Griffith Show" lived her last years in seclusion in a dark, dingy house and kept a 1966 green Studebaker with four flat tires in the garage. The home of Frances Bavier reflects little of the coziness of the fictional house that Aunt Bee managed for Mayberry's sheriff and his young son on the popular television series of the 1960s. The 86-year-old Miss Bavier died Dec.
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January 4, 1988
People who chew tobacco may be elevating their blood pressure, according to Dr. Neil Shulman, an associate professor of medicine at Emory University. Shulman said the problem appears to be licorice, used in many popular brands of chewing tobacco to enhance the flavor. Chewing tobacco already has been linked to an increase in oral cancers.
February 28, 1991 |
Chateau D'Lanz 18930 59th Ave. N.E. Arlington, Wash. 98223 (800) 722-0068 Check, money order or major credit cards. The Indian god Brahma called licorice the elixir of life. In ancient China, licorice was used in religious ceremonies. King Tut liked licorice, too; when his tomb was opened, licorice root was found along with golden treasure. But it took an Englishman, George Dunhill, to turn licorice into candy.
July 15, 1990 |
Inside Jacob Hooy & Co.'s cozy little shop at Kloveniersburgwal 10-12, the warm air is scented with a rich, pleasing bouquet of dried herbs, spices and roots. Among these smells that sooth and stimulate the spirit, the strongest and most easily recognized is licorice. An ancient medicine, licorice is contemporary Holland's favorite candy. Dutch people buy more licorice each year than they do tooth paste . . . averaging about four pounds per person, according to Holland Supermarket magazine.