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Ethnic Food as a Poset

I like Indonesian food better than Japanese food i ⪰ j, and I like Japanese food better than English food j ⪰ e. I also like French food better than English food f ⪰ e, but I see French food as so different … Continue reading

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This is really f__king interesting. Why is French wine so good? The answer boils down to 17th century British tax & tariff policies. The taxes were, in turn, a response to the military threat France posed, as a nearby enemy … Continue reading

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