Pastry headache cure

“Many a New Zealander knows a mince and cheese pie and chocolate milk works a treat” for curing a hangover, according to the Guardian’s Word of Mouth Blog. In a post entitled, ‘Hangover cures from around the world’, other remedies include, tripe boiled in a greasy, salty soup with garlic and cream from Romania; in Russia they head to the sauna with some birch branches; while Koreans have “soup for the stomach,” which is sold on weekend mornings from street stalls and is made of pork spine or cow bones, coagulated ox blood, cabbage, and vegetables.


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Stephen Hall Celebrates Manglish with New Book

Stephen Hall Celebrates Manglish with New Book

New Zealand-born linguist Dr Stephen Hall and his English language specialist wife Dr Lee Su Kim have teamed up to record a very unique number of colloquialisms in their latest book…