Now, just so y’all know I don’t make this stuff up…. here’s a photo….
King of Liver. Yes. Really.
I understand that literal translations are sometimes “off” here…. But really?
Yes, I can hear the conversation now….
“So, where do you wanna go for supper tonight, honey?”
“Oh, I don’t know. Where do you want to go?”
“Well, I’ve really had a hankering for a big ole plate of liver lately…..”
“Ah…. Well, no place to go but to the ‘King of Liver’ then – let’s go!”
Wait…. is that what you call these? Pull-tabs? Those metal rings with a finger-hole, and a small attached piece of metal from the top of a drink can….. right? Pull tabs? Aluminum cans used to have these, they came completely off the top of the can, a separate piece. Now, you just push down on the top of the can, poking the piece of metal and whatever was on top of it into your drink……
I swear, the last time I can remember seeing these was sometime in the mid 80’s maybe?? We had a dear friend that when he drank beer from a can, he’d toy with the pulltab thing, eventually cutting his fingers…. crazy. And, I’ve been told stories about college kids that literally had so many of these that they made long strands of them, bending one piece over the other, and had enough to make doorway curtains out of them!
So – when was the last time you saw one of these?? Me? Last week…. <smile>