TIL that maple syrup was promoted in the 1800s as a slavery-free alternative to cane sugar: “Suffer not your cup to be sweetened by the blood of slaves.”

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2011/11/making-the-grade-why-the-cheapest-maple-syrup-tastes-best/239133/

TIL that maple syrup was promoted in the 1800s as a slavery-free alternative to cane sugar: "Suffer not your cup to be sweetened by the blood of slaves." from todayilearned

Quickie 10 Awesome Albums :

Influential Albums in no particular order – I will listen to and enjoy any of these at almost any time.

  1. ELO – Time
  2. The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds
  3. The Beatles – Revolver
  4. Tally Hall – Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum
  5. They Might Be Giants – Lincoln
  6. Talking Heads – Remain In Light
  7. Roky Erikson – The Evil One
  8. The Zombies – Odyssey and Oracle
  9. Creedence Clearwater Revival – Green River
  10. Grateful Dead – Workingman’s Dead