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  • Dr. Joe Q
    Dear Vilko, I don t sing, but I will play what I know. It should be enjoyable. I did graduate from Notre Dame - of course the correct name is Notre Dame du
    Message 1 of 42 , Jun 9, 2009
      Dear Vilko,

      I don't sing, but I will play what I know. It should be enjoyable. I did graduate from Notre Dame - of course the correct name is Notre Dame du Lac and it is clearly a French name. Anyone know why they are called the "Fighting Irish"? (hint Civil War Chaplain)

      Dr. "Q"

      --- On Tue, 6/9/09, William C. Wormuth <senzus@...> wrote:

      > From: William C. Wormuth <senzus@...>
      > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Pivo
      > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2009, 1:57 PM
      > Váz~ený Pane Dochtor Q,
      >
      > since I was brought up in an Irish neborhood and schooled
      > in St. Patrick's, I am a singer of many Irish tunes. 
      > Maybe we could sneak out with some of the non Slovaks and
      > sing a few. 
      >
      > I can still remember Martin Duffy on the street and his
      > greeting "yahk sea tea dohbry", with a pure brogue. 
      >
      > No one sings anymore.  Thank God for our Sunday mass,
      > the only place I sing, (except when I am alone at home and
      > take time out from talking to myself). :0) :0) :0)
      >
      > Vilko
      > ________________________________
      > From: Dr. Joe Q <doctor_jq@...>
      > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Monday, June 8, 2009 11:40:34 PM
      > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Pivo
      >
      > The chorus my wife sings in wanted me to play at their
      > spring show, but the fujara just didn't have enough umph on
      > an unamplified stage, so I played my Irish whistle - Amazing
      > Grace, Irish Washwoman, and Danny Boy.  I even got some
      > applause!
      >
      > I still go out in the evening and serenade the neighborhood
      > and the local critters with my fujara (no more extreme
      > fujara since the temperature has been above 40 F for quite a
      > while).  I play for a about 5-10 minutes; Little
      > Shining Star is a regular along with Hrmelo Pres^alo, then
      > it's anything else - Pomaly Ovec^ky, We Three Kings of
      > Orient Are, Morning Has Broken, Old Folks at Home, or
      > anything I can find in the key of G or E minor, or I can
      > transpose.
      >
      > Followed by a shot of vodka or slivovitz and a little
      > pivo.
      >
      > I haven't a clue what the penguins will do, hopefully win,
      > but their performance this last game was ridiculous.
      >
      > Dr. "Q"
      >
      > --- On Mon, 6/8/09, Ben Sorensen <cerrunos1@yahoo.
      > com> wrote:
      >
      > > From: Ben Sorensen <cerrunos1@yahoo. com>
      > > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Pivo
      > > To: Slovak-World@ yahoogroups. com
      > > Date: Monday, June 8, 2009, 9:07 AM
      > > Hey Dr. Joe,
      > > I have a question that PIVO always helps-- or
      > Slivka....
      > > how is your fujara playing coming?  Have you
      > performed in
      > > church/ in the community lately?
      > > 
      > > For all in Pittsburgh, Milka is there now, teaching at
      > the
      > > SLI at Pitt.  Now, she isn't able to partake of
      > alcohol as
      > > there is another slovak/slovenka on the way,  but
      > provided
      > > that she isn't teaching, I am sure that she would have
      > a
      > > coffee/O'Dules with you. :-)
      > > 
      > > And PENS, PULL FOR GAME SEVEN!
      > > Ben
      > >
      > > --- On Mon, 6/8/09, Dr. Joe Q <doctor_jq@yahoo.
      > com>
      > > wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > From: Dr. Joe Q <doctor_jq@yahoo. com>
      > > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Pivo
      > > To: Slovak-World@ yahoogroups. com
      > > Date: Monday, June 8, 2009, 2:41 AM
      > >
      > >  Váz^ený Vilo,
      > >
      > > Prepác^te mi - I think we all had an opportunity to
      > enjoy
      > > all of the offered refreshments at the gala. Perhaps
      > some
      > > did not discover the treasures (na pitieas) as soon as
      > the
      > > others? I can stand very well when leaning on
      > something,
      > > someone, or other stuff!
      > >
      > > My feelings - Nehovorím po slovensky a dobrú chut'.
      > >
      > > Na zdravie.
      > >
      > > Dr. "Q"
      > >
      > > --- On Mon, 6/8/09, Ben Sorensen <cerrunos1@yahoo.
      > > com> wrote:
      > >
      > > > From: Ben Sorensen <cerrunos1@yahoo. com>
      > > > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Pivo
      > > > To: Slovak-World@ yahoogroups. com
      > > > Date: Monday, June 8, 2009, 12:24 AM
      > > > Hey Vilko,
      > > > I don't think we were THAT bad off. Dr. Q
      > certainly
      > > played
      > > > well both days, and I was happy to let loose for
      > once.
      > > I
      > > > usually don't drink all that much, but when there
      > is
      > > slivka
      > > > abound....
      > > > 
      > > > I have been trying to enjoy a beer or two during
      > the
      > > Pens
      > > > games- but that LAST game made me wish I were
      > > drinking
      > > > something MUCH stronger....
      > > > Now, I am hoping for a game seven.
      > > > Ben
      > > >
      > > > --- On Thu, 6/4/09, William C. Wormuth
      > > <senzus@ymail. com>
      > > > wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > From: William C. Wormuth <senzus@ymail.
      > com>
      > > > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Pivo
      > > > To: Slovak-World@ yahoogroups. com
      > > > Date: Thursday, June 4, 2009, 10:22 PM
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > For all to know:
      > > > Dr q and Zlaty Ben did rather well considering
      > the
      > > time
      > > > frame of their imbibing. They covered their Uozzi
      > very
      > > well
      > > > by using "Kolena Balanc", a trick, using the
      > knees
      > > against a
      > > > stationary item to maintain an uprught position.
      > "Kub
      > > > Balanc" is then used to walk straight and
      > consists of
      > > > leaning against each others hips to maintain
      > balance,
      > > while
      > > > walking.
      > > > I can say truthfully that they could easily last
      > for
      > > an
      > > > entire night, do teho bileho Rano, Slovak Happy
      > Time,
      > > a
      > > > normal evening Party.
      > > >
      > > > Since I was not able to get Slivovica in my
      > youth, I
      > > > learned to hold my liquor by drinking
      > "submarines" .
      > > You
      > > > pour a large mug 3/4 full of beer and a shot
      > glass of
      > > vodka.
      > > > Then, carefully drop the full shot glass, into
      > the
      > > beer. It
      > > > will settle full into the bottom. You then drink
      > your
      > > beer
      > > > and the vodka will "ooze" as you drink.
      > > > Do not try to make this while driving because you
      > may
      > > spill
      > > > the vodka if you hit a pothole.
      > > > Ahhh! Only 12 days until my 8 1.5L Slovak water
      > > bottles,
      > > > full of Slivovica arrive, when the first 4
      > Kucani
      > > arrive at
      > > > JFK. Each Bottle will be marked with black
      > Marker:
      > > "Mili
      > > > Vilko, Darujem ťia Sväteho Vody z Maria Tál,
      > Nech
      > > Pan Boh
      > > > daj Poz~ehnaj! Mamko.
      > > >
      > > > Is that enough Drink talk from Vili?
      > > >
      > > > Blessings on you,
      > > >
      > > > Vili
      > > >
      > > > ____________ _________ _________ __
      > > > From: Helen Fedor <hfed@...>
      > > > To: Slovak-World@ yahoogroups. com
      > > > Sent: Monday, June 1, 2009 9:20:23 AM
      > > > Subject: [Slovak-World] Re: Pivo
      > > >
      > > > I believe they sell it under "Golden Pheasant".
      > > >
      > > > H
      > > >
      > > > >>> "ssultonia" <ssultonia@yahoo.
      > com>
      > > > 5/29/2009 8:07 PM >>>
      > > > I buy Zlaty Bazant at a place called Total Wine
      > here
      > > in
      > > > Florida (goes by a different name in Maryland I
      > am
      > > told).
      > > > They also have Czech beer.
      > > > Bill
      > > >
      > > > --- In Slovak-World@ yahoogroups. com, "Dennis
      > Ragan"
      > > > <dragansk@.. .> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Let's hear more about Slovak beer. Where is
      > it
      > > > available? I can get Zlaty Bazant in Pittsburgh,
      > but
      > > that's
      > > > about it. I brought back 6 Saris beer glasses in
      > > October --
      > > > need something Slovak to put in them.
      > > > > Dennis
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In Slovak-World@ yahoogroups. com,
      > > doctor_jq@
      > > > wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > To all of you who have an interest in
      > beer,
      > > the
      > > > Guinness Stout brewery is celebrating its 250th
      > year.
      > > The
      > > > special edition I found does not have the
      > nitrogen
      > > bubbler
      > > > in it but it has a nice flavor. It goes well with
      > a
      > > Bushmill
      > > > Black Bush Irish Whiskey chaser.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > I know this is not quite on topic, but
      > > historical
      > > > and ethnic food and drink is part of this site's
      > theme
      > > - - -
      > > > and I am 1/8 Irish so I encourage you to drink
      > "dreoch
      > > beoir
      > > > agus uisce" (drink beer and whiskey).
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Dr. "Q"
    • Dr. Joe Q
      Dear Vilko, I don t sing, but I will play what I know. It should be enjoyable. I did graduate from Notre Dame - of course the correct name is Notre Dame du
      Message 42 of 42 , Jun 9, 2009
        Dear Vilko,

        I don't sing, but I will play what I know. It should be enjoyable. I did graduate from Notre Dame - of course the correct name is Notre Dame du Lac and it is clearly a French name. Anyone know why they are called the "Fighting Irish"? (hint Civil War Chaplain)

        Dr. "Q"

        --- On Tue, 6/9/09, William C. Wormuth <senzus@...> wrote:

        > From: William C. Wormuth <senzus@...>
        > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Pivo
        > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
        > Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2009, 1:57 PM
        > Váz~ený Pane Dochtor Q,
        >
        > since I was brought up in an Irish neborhood and schooled
        > in St. Patrick's, I am a singer of many Irish tunes. 
        > Maybe we could sneak out with some of the non Slovaks and
        > sing a few. 
        >
        > I can still remember Martin Duffy on the street and his
        > greeting "yahk sea tea dohbry", with a pure brogue. 
        >
        > No one sings anymore.  Thank God for our Sunday mass,
        > the only place I sing, (except when I am alone at home and
        > take time out from talking to myself). :0) :0) :0)
        >
        > Vilko
        > ________________________________
        > From: Dr. Joe Q <doctor_jq@...>
        > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
        > Sent: Monday, June 8, 2009 11:40:34 PM
        > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Pivo
        >
        > The chorus my wife sings in wanted me to play at their
        > spring show, but the fujara just didn't have enough umph on
        > an unamplified stage, so I played my Irish whistle - Amazing
        > Grace, Irish Washwoman, and Danny Boy.  I even got some
        > applause!
        >
        > I still go out in the evening and serenade the neighborhood
        > and the local critters with my fujara (no more extreme
        > fujara since the temperature has been above 40 F for quite a
        > while).  I play for a about 5-10 minutes; Little
        > Shining Star is a regular along with Hrmelo Pres^alo, then
        > it's anything else - Pomaly Ovec^ky, We Three Kings of
        > Orient Are, Morning Has Broken, Old Folks at Home, or
        > anything I can find in the key of G or E minor, or I can
        > transpose.
        >
        > Followed by a shot of vodka or slivovitz and a little
        > pivo.
        >
        > I haven't a clue what the penguins will do, hopefully win,
        > but their performance this last game was ridiculous.
        >
        > Dr. "Q"
        >
        > --- On Mon, 6/8/09, Ben Sorensen <cerrunos1@yahoo.
        > com> wrote:
        >
        > > From: Ben Sorensen <cerrunos1@yahoo. com>
        > > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Pivo
        > > To: Slovak-World@ yahoogroups. com
        > > Date: Monday, June 8, 2009, 9:07 AM
        > > Hey Dr. Joe,
        > > I have a question that PIVO always helps-- or
        > Slivka....
        > > how is your fujara playing coming?  Have you
        > performed in
        > > church/ in the community lately?
        > > 
        > > For all in Pittsburgh, Milka is there now, teaching at
        > the
        > > SLI at Pitt.  Now, she isn't able to partake of
        > alcohol as
        > > there is another slovak/slovenka on the way,  but
        > provided
        > > that she isn't teaching, I am sure that she would have
        > a
        > > coffee/O'Dules with you. :-)
        > > 
        > > And PENS, PULL FOR GAME SEVEN!
        > > Ben
        > >
        > > --- On Mon, 6/8/09, Dr. Joe Q <doctor_jq@yahoo.
        > com>
        > > wrote:
        > >
        > >
        > > From: Dr. Joe Q <doctor_jq@yahoo. com>
        > > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Pivo
        > > To: Slovak-World@ yahoogroups. com
        > > Date: Monday, June 8, 2009, 2:41 AM
        > >
        > >  Váz^ený Vilo,
        > >
        > > Prepác^te mi - I think we all had an opportunity to
        > enjoy
        > > all of the offered refreshments at the gala. Perhaps
        > some
        > > did not discover the treasures (na pitieas) as soon as
        > the
        > > others? I can stand very well when leaning on
        > something,
        > > someone, or other stuff!
        > >
        > > My feelings - Nehovorím po slovensky a dobrú chut'.
        > >
        > > Na zdravie.
        > >
        > > Dr. "Q"
        > >
        > > --- On Mon, 6/8/09, Ben Sorensen <cerrunos1@yahoo.
        > > com> wrote:
        > >
        > > > From: Ben Sorensen <cerrunos1@yahoo. com>
        > > > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Pivo
        > > > To: Slovak-World@ yahoogroups. com
        > > > Date: Monday, June 8, 2009, 12:24 AM
        > > > Hey Vilko,
        > > > I don't think we were THAT bad off. Dr. Q
        > certainly
        > > played
        > > > well both days, and I was happy to let loose for
        > once.
        > > I
        > > > usually don't drink all that much, but when there
        > is
        > > slivka
        > > > abound....
        > > > 
        > > > I have been trying to enjoy a beer or two during
        > the
        > > Pens
        > > > games- but that LAST game made me wish I were
        > > drinking
        > > > something MUCH stronger....
        > > > Now, I am hoping for a game seven.
        > > > Ben
        > > >
        > > > --- On Thu, 6/4/09, William C. Wormuth
        > > <senzus@ymail. com>
        > > > wrote:
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > From: William C. Wormuth <senzus@ymail.
        > com>
        > > > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Pivo
        > > > To: Slovak-World@ yahoogroups. com
        > > > Date: Thursday, June 4, 2009, 10:22 PM
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > For all to know:
        > > > Dr q and Zlaty Ben did rather well considering
        > the
        > > time
        > > > frame of their imbibing. They covered their Uozzi
        > very
        > > well
        > > > by using "Kolena Balanc", a trick, using the
        > knees
        > > against a
        > > > stationary item to maintain an uprught position.
        > "Kub
        > > > Balanc" is then used to walk straight and
        > consists of
        > > > leaning against each others hips to maintain
        > balance,
        > > while
        > > > walking.
        > > > I can say truthfully that they could easily last
        > for
        > > an
        > > > entire night, do teho bileho Rano, Slovak Happy
        > Time,
        > > a
        > > > normal evening Party.
        > > >
        > > > Since I was not able to get Slivovica in my
        > youth, I
        > > > learned to hold my liquor by drinking
        > "submarines" .
        > > You
        > > > pour a large mug 3/4 full of beer and a shot
        > glass of
        > > vodka.
        > > > Then, carefully drop the full shot glass, into
        > the
        > > beer. It
        > > > will settle full into the bottom. You then drink
        > your
        > > beer
        > > > and the vodka will "ooze" as you drink.
        > > > Do not try to make this while driving because you
        > may
        > > spill
        > > > the vodka if you hit a pothole.
        > > > Ahhh! Only 12 days until my 8 1.5L Slovak water
        > > bottles,
        > > > full of Slivovica arrive, when the first 4
        > Kucani
        > > arrive at
        > > > JFK. Each Bottle will be marked with black
        > Marker:
        > > "Mili
        > > > Vilko, Darujem ťia Sväteho Vody z Maria Tál,
        > Nech
        > > Pan Boh
        > > > daj Poz~ehnaj! Mamko.
        > > >
        > > > Is that enough Drink talk from Vili?
        > > >
        > > > Blessings on you,
        > > >
        > > > Vili
        > > >
        > > > ____________ _________ _________ __
        > > > From: Helen Fedor <hfed@...>
        > > > To: Slovak-World@ yahoogroups. com
        > > > Sent: Monday, June 1, 2009 9:20:23 AM
        > > > Subject: [Slovak-World] Re: Pivo
        > > >
        > > > I believe they sell it under "Golden Pheasant".
        > > >
        > > > H
        > > >
        > > > >>> "ssultonia" <ssultonia@yahoo.
        > com>
        > > > 5/29/2009 8:07 PM >>>
        > > > I buy Zlaty Bazant at a place called Total Wine
        > here
        > > in
        > > > Florida (goes by a different name in Maryland I
        > am
        > > told).
        > > > They also have Czech beer.
        > > > Bill
        > > >
        > > > --- In Slovak-World@ yahoogroups. com, "Dennis
        > Ragan"
        > > > <dragansk@.. .> wrote:
        > > > >
        > > > >
        > > > > Let's hear more about Slovak beer. Where is
        > it
        > > > available? I can get Zlaty Bazant in Pittsburgh,
        > but
        > > that's
        > > > about it. I brought back 6 Saris beer glasses in
        > > October --
        > > > need something Slovak to put in them.
        > > > > Dennis
        > > > >
        > > > > --- In Slovak-World@ yahoogroups. com,
        > > doctor_jq@
        > > > wrote:
        > > > > >
        > > > > >
        > > > > > To all of you who have an interest in
        > beer,
        > > the
        > > > Guinness Stout brewery is celebrating its 250th
        > year.
        > > The
        > > > special edition I found does not have the
        > nitrogen
        > > bubbler
        > > > in it but it has a nice flavor. It goes well with
        > a
        > > Bushmill
        > > > Black Bush Irish Whiskey chaser.
        > > > > >
        > > > > > I know this is not quite on topic, but
        > > historical
        > > > and ethnic food and drink is part of this site's
        > theme
        > > - - -
        > > > and I am 1/8 Irish so I encourage you to drink
        > "dreoch
        > > beoir
        > > > agus uisce" (drink beer and whiskey).
        > > > > >
        > > > > > Dr. "Q"
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