this week marked the 50th anniversary of yuri gargarin‘s orbit of the earth. gargarin was the first human in space.
smiling,but a little worried about his postflight celebration
sausages in space sounds like it could be the title of a porn movie, but in fact this article revealed a previously unknown fact about the moments leading up to the historic launch
Sausages in Space? Secrets of Yuri Gagarin’s Historic Spaceflight Revealed
Gagarin was joking around with chief rocket designer Sergei Korolyov. Korolyov apparently wanted to assure Gagarin — and perhaps himself — that the cosmonaut had enough food to last him once he touched down on Earth.
“You’ve got sausage, candy and jam to go with the tea,” Korolyov said, according to the AFP. “Sixty-three pieces — you’ll get fat! When you get back today, eat everything right away.”
“The main thing is that there is sausage — to go with the moonshine,” Gagarin joked about some non-existent booze.
moonshine and booze are both general words used to refer to alcoholic beverages.
knockwurst and pickles: aka vampire repellent
in a recent free english class on ustream i analyzed a video that calls knockwurst into question as an entreé for breakfast. knockwurst is a finger sausage (no albur) that is heavy on the garlic.
here in toluca, our favorite is #5
at every milwaukee brewers home game 5 sausages (bratwurst, italian sausage, polish sausage, hot dog and chorizo) stage a race to promote klement’s sausages.