“The South is dry and will vote dry. That is, everybody sober enough to stagger to the polls will.”
Will Rogers (1879-1935)
“if you dry the chestnut, both the barks being taken away, beat them into powder and make the powder up into an electuary with honey, it is a first-rate remedy for cough and spitting of blood.”
'A Physicall Directory' by Nicholas Culpepper (1649)
“Keep your mouth wet, feet dry.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) ‘Poor Richard's Almanac’
“Once fire was discovered, the instinct for improvement made men bring food to it. First to dry it, then to put it on the coals to cook.”
Jean-Antheleme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826)
“Three things give us hardy strength: sleeping on hairy mattresses, breathing cold air, and eating dry food.”
“You have to eat oatmeal or you'll dry up. Anybody knows that.”
Kay Thompson, author of 'Eloise' (1905-1998)
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