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Food: Part 3

In my second post about food in Cuba, I briefly explained how the food subsidization works, la programa del racionalización. Well, one kind of cool aspect to that program is that on every Cuban’s birthday he or she receives a subsidized birthday cake, which Cubans just call “cake.” Like the English term. 104 more words

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Food: Part 2

The neighborhood bodega is where all the government subsidized food can be bought each month. Healthy adults and their households get rice, raw sugar, refined sugar, soy oil, black beans, salt, and coffee. 292 more words

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2 November 1916

Extract from the official war diary of the 11th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment


On the following day the Battalion moved up and took over a portion of the line held to by the 7th Division to the North of PLOEGSTEERT WOOD, the left of the Battalion sector resting on River DOUVE. 79 more words

Music. Rations. Martyrs and Prisoners (7").

This is the magic of the grab bag. On Record Store Day this year, I made a point of grabbing some blind grab bags from some of the shops I visited, and the bag I grabbed from the indie-er than indie shop Black Dots (which specializes in punk and hardcore releases) was full of 7-inch records and a cassette. 423 more words

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Ration Book

A very different sort of piece from George Wills!


(George Wills, aged 11.75)

She took it, my sister did, bitch sister, sister witch… 175 more words

Poetry, Verse And Euphonic Writing

26 October 1941: Military Rations to be Cut

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[002] Nigeria, Recession and the Politics of Food Rationing

What will I not see in this life?

In my family, there are some laid down observations. I used laid down intentionally because overtime, we have gotten used to these observations and they have become for us, semi-rules by which we must guide our steps to avoid falling into temptations.

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