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Beautiful December

Now, when the garden awaits the return of spring
Now, when the silence is deep and blue
Now, when the winter has cast her spell again
Beautiful December, Beautiful December

Here, where the snow is as soft as a woolly lamb
Here, where the nightfall is deep and blue,
Here, where the stars are so bright, you reach for them
Beautiful December, Beautiful December

Child, may you sleep in gentle peace tonight
Dream of songs that rise on silken wings!
When you wake, enchanted by the snowspun light
Sing the songs that came to you in dreams,
Your beautiful December dreams
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How about ... Beer vs Coffee?

LynneLynne Your TeacherHomePosts: 9,656 mod
I couldn't resist sharing this:-

Your Brain on Beer vs. Coffee
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  • HermineHermine Moderator Posts: 6,744 mod
    So let us drink coffee first before we let in great ideas by drinking beer.
  • goalkeepergoalkeeper Posts: 4
    edited December 2014
    i´m completly agree and i share a cup of cofee whit my coworkers and a jar of beer whit my friends, by the time are the same people

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    I completely agree, and I share a cup of coffee with my coworkers and a glass of beer with my friends, who most of the time, are the same people.

    I completely agree, and I share a cup of coffee with my coworkers and a jar with my friends, who most of the time, are the same people.

    !Note - "a jar" (slang) = a glass of beer
    Post edited by Lynne on
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 28,555 mod
    First time I have ever heard that beer stimulates good ideas. I'll have to remember that next time I'm stuck for a new idea.
  • FrankFrank Moderator Posts: 6,156 mod
    We can test it here. If somebody ads a new post, the others may guess this post was created after drinking beer or coffee, after drinking both or after drinking non of these.
  • Yeah! Say I belong to the creative group, who wants to team up with me for the execution part.
  • LynneLynne Your Teacher HomePosts: 9,656 mod
    I'm in. This is my kind of scientific experiment. :smile:
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 28,555 mod
    I'm much more of a coffee drinker than a beer drinker. You come up with the ideas @Xeb and I'll try and work out how to execute them if you like!
  • Excellent. I count on both of you then. 2015 is going to be interesting.
  • HermineHermine Moderator Posts: 6,744 mod
    My English is much better after consuming beer. The tongue is looser but I am told too much alcohol takes you in the US language. The right amount of alcohol is the essence.
  • FrankFrank Moderator Posts: 6,156 mod
    edited December 2014
    What if you've been too creative the night before? What will help better to get rid of your hangover: an extra energy boost or the hair of the dog?
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 28,555 mod
    Maybe this is where coffee comes to the rescue @lichaamstaal‌.
  • Do you mean that I might feel overcome by too many ideas, @lichaamstaal‌? I don't remember this feeling.
  • FrankFrank Moderator Posts: 6,156 mod
    I meant: What if you have drunk to much beer to improve your creativity @Xeb. It can be that you don't remember that feeling either. I don't know.
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 28,555 mod
    Don't worry @lichaamstaal‌. It's usually the guys who 'don't remember' the morning after they've had too much beer. I like to think that like elephants, women never forget.
  • FrankFrank Moderator Posts: 6,156 mod
    If you are afraid not to remember your creative idea's after drinking the beer, it's good to write down your inspirations, so that the next morning you can work them out (whilst drinking coffee). Then hopefully your executive coffee-filled mind will understand the scribbles you wrote down with your creative beer-filled mind.

    By the way, is it only female elephants that never forget @mheredge?
  • I meant: What if you have drunk to much beer to improve your creativity @Xeb. It can be that you don't remember that feeling either. I don't know.

    Yes, it's how I interpreted it. Thus my deviant reply. ;)
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 28,555 mod
    I think it's all elephants @lichaamstaal‌. Whatever you do, never cross an ele as they will never forget.

    Will you be able to read your writing if you've been too creative the night before @lichaamstaal‌?
  • FrankFrank Moderator Posts: 6,156 mod
    This video shows evidently how elephants never forget @mheredge‌
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 28,555 mod
    Exactly! There are many stories about elephants who have been able to get their revenge for things done to them years before. Don't mess with elephants @lichaamstaal‌. Wild, they are probably the most dangerous animal in the jungle too.
  • pharmacistpharmacist Posts: 16
    > @goalkeeper said:
    > i´m completly agree and i share a cup of cofee whit my coworkers and a jar of beer whit my friends, by the time are the same people
    >
    > --------------------
    >
    > I completely agree, and I share a cup of coffee with my coworkers and a glass of beer with my friends, who most of the time, are the same people.
    >
    > I completely agree, and I share a cup of coffee with my coworkers and a jar with my friends, who most of the time, are the same people.
    >
    > !Note - "a jar" (slang) = a glass of beer
  • pharmacistpharmacist Posts: 16
    well day @goalkeeper,i completely agree with you.every morning,we always have a cup of coffee that help to our work successful.when in evening,i and my friend have some beer at a restaurant.in here,we talk about everything happen,our life,our job...and girls.that's beautiful.therefore,i can make me less stress,and worry.if in a day,you don't have coffee,how are you?
  • pharmacistpharmacist Posts: 16
    > @mheredge said:
    > First time I have ever heard that beer stimulates good ideas. I'll have to remember that next time I'm stuck for a new idea.
  • pharmacistpharmacist Posts: 16
    i completely agree with you,however when us achieved success in our job or anything,us can would like a beer,and saying: cheer up! and share it with our friend,it's beautiful.
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 28,555 mod
    I must say @pharmacist‌, I prefer a nice cold beer when the weather is warm, but a steaming cup of coffee definitely goes down very well when it's a cold day.
  • pharmacistpharmacist Posts: 16
    @mheredge‌ that's right,have a beer when the weather is warm and steaming cup of coffee when it's cold day,but in Vietnamese,both it's hot and cold us have a beer or alcohol that rice's product
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 28,555 mod
    edited December 2014
    In Nepal @pharmacist‌, these beverages are called raksi (rice spirit) and chang (rice beer). The Sherpas in the mountains drink their raksi heated up with a bit of butter and some spices. It makes a very nice winter warmer!
  • pharmacistpharmacist Posts: 16
    @mhered have some alcohol when the weather is cold,it's wonderful.with hot food,many friend, it make me feel happiness.in my country,people dink beers more than alcohol.at noon or night,on the restaurant have a lot people drink beers together!i don't like it.
    Then people in your country,Do they dink beers or somethings else?
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 28,555 mod
    British people have a very bad reputation for drinking too much beer and getting very drunk, especially on Friday and Saturday nights @pharmacist‌.

    The French in me likes a glass of wine to accompany food. I never could get into the habit of drinking a glass of wine by itself, without a meal to go with it. A lot of people do though.
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 0
    hi guys I'm here by the first time. So these days I decided to stop drinking beer because everytime I was with my friends and we were drinking a lot of beer we had discussions that i wouldn't like to do and now I'm sober and looking at them talking stuffs that I used to talk and then I think '' damn ,i hate those kind of conversation''

    Do you know what I mean and what is my point of view?
  • When the conversation turns that uninteresting, you can bend it or just say, good bye for now, can't you?
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