Wednesday, 4 August 2010

Chocolate and Heavenly Bodies


There is a kind of chocolate bar called a Galaxy. There is also a kind of chocolate bar called a Milky Way. I'm not sure on what basis these names were chosen. Tabloid newspapers also pilfer the nomenclature of astronomy. I suppose the Milky Way suggests milk chocolate.


Pretty much every European language refers to the Milky Way as the Milky Way. In France it is la voie lactée, in German the Milchstraße, and in Welsh it is the Llwybr Laethog, because the Welsh language was invented by somebody playing a bad hand at Scrabble.


The milk comes from the myth that the pale strip of night sky was created when Hera was breast-feeding Hercules and overlactated.


In ancient Greek it was also called milk. The Greek for milk was gala, but the genitive of gala was galaktos. This means two things: first galactic is the etymological brother of lactating; and, second, the only difference between the two chocolate bars is that one of them is Greek.


That's how it happened

13 comments:

  1. "the Welsh language was invented by somebody playing a bad hand at Scrabble" hee hee hee... Bravo!

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  2. Not forgetting the Mars Bar, Starburst and... erm... funny how there's never been a chocolate bar named after Uranus.

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  3. [Obligitory Futurama quote]
    Fry *Using Smelliscope*: Pine needles. Oh, man, this is great... hey, as long as you don't make me smell Uranus.

    Leela: I don't get it.

    Professor Hubert Farnsworth: I'm sorry, Fry, but astronomers renamed Uranus in 2620 to end that stupid joke once and for all.

    Fry: Oh. What's it called now?

    Professor Hubert Farnsworth: Urrectum. Here, let me locate it for you.

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  4. @brokenbiro: perhaps no bars; but the chocolate starfish is quite common.

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  5. Nothing funny to say but boy I've had a good laugh. Thanks.

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  6. HERE'S A DIFFERENT KIND OF REALITY IN THE U.S.A. THAT PEOPLE TURN A BLIND EYE TO BUT AFFECTS THEM DAILY AND WILL EVENTUALLY KILL SOCIETY AS YOU & I BOTH KNOW IT UNLESS WE STAND UP & STOP THEM!
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    PART 1

    THE U.S. CITIZENS HAVE THEIR BRAINS SCRAMBLED VIA FLUORIDE IN THE WATER & ALL THE ASPERTAME THEY CONSUME IN POP DRINKS, BUT THERE IS MORE.....

    You see, Bush Sr., & Jr., Clinton, Reagan, Carter, Obama, Ford...ALL these presidents are in what is dubbed a SECRET SOCIETY called The Moloch Axis Demoniacs (i coined the phrase myself...Dr. A.P. and i don't use my full name because WHO knows WHAT sinister crap they'd do to me IF they found out?) or M.A.D. for short.

    These people, and there’s obviously more of them (Cheney, Rumsfeld etc.) than the ones mentioned, control KEY positions not just in government, business, society etc. They are GRADUALLY erroding MORAL/FAMILY VALUES in society. SO gradual that it's like hairloss! You see it ever so slowly and you have to be a keen eye to boot!

    For example, women in the workforce...they go to work so WHO takes care of the kids? Some goofs getting minimum wage who could care less about those kids. Family split apart because NOW both parents work and the cost of life itself purposely increased to perpetuate this separation. Kids grow up with NO moral/family values. Repeat this a few generations and before you know it, you have mindless zombies that don't know RIGHT from WRONG! Easily programmable to get in debt, be anti-christ-like etc.

    Also, the coming mark of the beast 666. Remember HOW it all used to be ca$h only? Then they introduced checks, then credit cards to get yourself in serious financial troubles, then ATM cards, and now that STUPID SWIPE-PASS card. What is the purpose of all this? To get people broken down enough and stupid enough through putting FLUORIDE in the drinking water and ASPERTAME in soda drinks/pop cans so we ALL can accept the 666 chip. So NOBODY can buy or sell or own ANYTHING lest he has the mark of the beast (anti-christ) which is 666.

    I can go on for days & days as to the subtleties and more examples but i think you all SEE the points i make here. It's all SUBTLE and GRADUAL negative changes day in & day out that these M.A.D. demons (because they are demonic and have placed their trust in demons in exchange for their souls and material possessions here on earth) are passing into laws in Canada, USA, UK, SPAIN, FRANCE etc.

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  7. PART 2
    They are genetically modifying the food so that the REAL NORMAL SEEDS will eventually be extinct and the modified canola, corn, soy and cotton seeds will be the ONLY ones left. Genetically modified means that these NEW seeds that are in almost ALL USA store bought products have the herbicide, fungicide, pesticide and who knows what already in the seed. THEREFORE, when you eat that mishmash, WHO THE HELL KNOWS WHAT IT WILL DO TO YOUR INTESTINES OVER TIME! And of course, the industry (Monsanto) TELLS US.."Ohhh..it's ALL safe to eat jajajaja". SAFE TO EAT? Just look at the bees landing on these genetically modified crops and their stomachs are being ripped apart & THEY DIE! Yet you SEE HOW funny it is on TV/MEDIA that NOBODY, including the M.A.D. payed-off demonic scientists don't even whisper/mention the OBVIOUS that i just stated here?

    Like i said, i can go on and on for days giving you more & more & more examples of the gradual demonic end-game these M.A.D. are playing with us. But like i said, i think you all reading this get the picture. And by the way, i am a Dr. and guess what? I DO NOT WORK FOR THE M.A.D. OR HAVE SOLD MY SOUL TO A DEMON! But....i live in virtual poverty somewhere on this planet with a family to feed and barely scrape by. And IF you think that sounds bad, well, this AIN'T nothing compared to what the M.A.D. have in store for ALL of us in the aforementioned countries (and more) i listed. And again, ALL their moves are subtle and gradual like a chessgame being played out with the regular folks as the pawns.

    I sometimes WONDER WHY the regular folks in these countries NEVER do ANYTHING TO STOP these demonic morons. It doesn't matter IF you vote Republican or Democrat because from those 2 choices, they are BOTH a part of M.A.D. Same with Canada and their Liberal or Conservatives...same M.A.D. , and on and on and on. I sometimes wonder.....you NEVER see ANY of these M.A.D. criminals go to trial or imprisoned for fraud on the people yet IF little billy J-Walks across a bussy street he gets a ticket he must pay! When will Bush Jr. & Cheney and ALL those involved in blowing up 3 buildings in Manhattan and blaming it on Arabs EVER be brought to justice? NEVER because when it FINALLY is discovered what they did, they'll be safely dead from old age and the vast majority of the people in the USA will be soooo brainwashed with NO moral/familiy values they will have already taken up the 666 mark and be worshipping the anti-christ.

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  8. PART 3
    Sometimes it makes one wonder WHY there are NO good people that will step up (with God as their guide) and put a STOP to these M.A.D.?? That is one of the BIGGEST questions i ask myself almost everyday! Maybe people are SCARED? Maybe they are waiting for God to MAGICALLY guide them without realizing that God doesn't work in that manner/way.

    I just HOPE somebody puts a STOP to M.A.D. or we are ALL going to be really in BIG trouble!

    The above is a LOT to think about, believe me, i have been living it since 2005, and jobless to boot! And i am a Dr. so go figure?? But i WILL NEVER SELL MYSELF TO A DEMON OR THE M.A.D. so how about them cookies :)

    Peace be unto you and please WAKE UP PEOPLE!
    +Dick Cheney Loves the demon moloch from hell and wants to destroy earth too! Just look at what his
    Moloch Axis Demoniac HALLIBURTON company did in the Gulf of Mexico with the offshore oil rig…need I say more? Cheney is RESPONSIBLE for the atmospheric CHEMTRAIL pollution program sprinkling toxic Aluminum & Barium Oxide to alter the weather and poison the plants, soil and people to make way for genetically modified foodstuffs to further poison us! STOP THESE DEMONS NOW!!!!!!!

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    1. I realize I am over three years late on this, but the lack of self awareness of Pedro saying people need to stop "mad" is is just too good to pass up on.

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  9. Pedro,
    If a man walks across a bussy street he will almost certainly be hit by a bus, a fate I have dealt with here.

    As for Moloch and why nobody hears of his activities, Milton was way ahead of me:

    First Moloch, horrid King besmear'd with blood
    Of human sacrifice, and parents tears,
    Though for the noise of drums and timbrels loud
    Their children's cries unheard


    You see it was the sound of drums that stopped parents hearing the sacrifice of their children to Moloch. It therefore follows, as the night the day, that it is the perpetual percussion of modern, so-called pop music (ESPECIALLY drum 'n bass) that literally deafens everyone to the shrieks of a dying and infantile civilisation.

    I hope that answers your question.

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  10. Wow.

    I forgot what I was going to say.

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  11. Ever since I first read 'Under Milk Wood' I've found myself trying to translate Welsh words by reading them backwards.

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  12. The Antipodean, relieved that someone's making her comments look positively pithy,5 August 2010 04:41

    A good point Dogberry, but you forget the influence of computers. After all, as Marcus Brigstocke pointed out regarding computer games: "If Pac-Man had affected us as kids, we'd all be running around in dark rooms, munching pills and listening to repetitive electronic music."

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