While I entirely concur, David, on the subjects of both Eric Griggs and that vile excuse for a beverage known as Budweiser, I do feel sadly obligated to point out that the faggot ignition device is a story that most historical linguists relegate to the status of folk etymology.

While it’s certainly colorful and makes a great deal of sense on its face, the word most likely didn’t evolve that way.

Speaking of beer, do you know Unibreu in Quebec? Their “Fin du Monde” is worth going out of your way for!


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