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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Pray for Little Rory McDermott ... and His Parents

Pray for Little Rory McDermott ... and His Parents
The horror!
Four-year-old Rory McDermott got a Croc-clad foot caught in an escalator last month at a mall in northern Virginia. His mother managed to yank him free, but the nail on his big toe was almost completely ripped off, causing heavy bleeding.
Two takeaways from Rory's torn toenail:

1. Don't wear crocs (on an escalator).
2. Avoid footwear popularized by people young enough to still enjoy playing with stuffed pandas.

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The classic Negroni is simply equal parts gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth. You can do better.

  • 5 parts Plymouth gin
  • 2 parts Campari
  • 1 part Pimm's No. 1 Cup
  • 1 part sweet vermouth
  • 1 part dry vermouth
  • 2 dashes of orange bitters

Quick shake or stir and pour into chilled Martini glass. Garnish with an orange twist.


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