"Rum not usually appealed to the colonists' adore of rapid inebriation, though additionally brought the magnitude of standing as great as referred to the initial stairs toward informative independence."
— Wayne Curtis, apparently. Google Alerts recently alerted me to an article that had appeared about me and my book. I checked it out, of course. It's evidently an old A.P. story translated into another language (Russian?) and then back into English and posted online. Why? I don't know.
Bonus quote: excellent instructions for drink preparation: "Shake all the mixture in the bubbly beverage shaker with ice as great as aria in to the whirly glass. Add maraschino cherry as great as orange cut for garnish."
And if nothing else, the story has provided me with fine back-cover blurbs for a future edition:
"I'm unequivocally preoccupied by what he's done." — Minister of Rum Ed Hamilton
"I consider this comes along during the right time since people have been removing some-more meddlesome in rum." — Jeff "Beachbum" Berry.