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Archive for March 10th, 2011

That’s cane, as in sugar cane. But one purveyor of Cheerwine does liken the fizzy beverage to “adult crack.” Salisbury’s gift to the world has experienced a mysterious uptick in sales, so says Wednesday’s New York Times.

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“Civil War soldiers often signed their names at mustering sites before heading off to fight. Countless signatures have been painted over. But on a plaster wall at the courthouse in Gates County, N.C., you can still see signatures dated June 12, 1861. One signer was 18-year-old John Gatling, who survived the war and returned to […]

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