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Do not forget what today is…

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15 comments to Do not forget what today is…

  • Regional

    It’s a bissextus day.

  • Laird

    I don’t have any sound on that video. Is he saying “Bud-weis-er”?

  • Is he saying “Bud-weis-er”?

    No, I would hope he is saying, well, croaking, “artisanal craft beer”!

  • Stonyground

    Isn’t Budweiser both a quality beer and a mass produced beer due to the fact that there are two completely separate breweries with that name?

  • Samizdata has covered this question. Three breweries. The original one is the only one generally not allowed to use that name.

    http://www.samizdata.net/2013/06/19137/

  • Paul Marks

    Another day wasted by me.

    But nice leap by the frog.

  • Julie near Chicago

    Leapin’ lizards!!!

    – – – Errr, no, make that Leapin’ Frogs.

    “A leap in four saves more?” Hm. Not sure that works. Best I could come up with on such short notice. :>)))

    Great video, by the way. Very apt. And engaging.

  • CaptDMO

    Oh crap, I forgot to go wish the ONE person I know who only has a birthday celebration once every four years Happy Birthday. I THINK he’s 15 or 16 now.

  • When you say 15 or 16, do you mean 60 or 64 in our years?

    My watch didn’t register Feb 29, and now thinks it’s March 2.

  • Rob Fisher

    Did anyone get proposed to?

  • Alisa

    Watch? What’s that? 😛

  • long-lost cousin

    Isn’t Budweiser both a quality beer and a mass produced beer due to the fact that there are two completely separate breweries with that name?

    Yes. However, the mass-produced beer is not legally able to be imported into the US because the high-quality rice-based lager brewed in St. Louis got their trademark registered first.

  • RRS

    That was the one day out of 4 years that the frog got out of the pot when the heat was turned on – rather than wait.

  • Tranio

    So Budweiser is a good beer to drink if you cannot have wheat?

  • long-lost cousin

    Not good enough.

    Rice syrup is just a cheap way to increase the alcohol content of beer without adding flavor or mouthfeel. The US Budweiser (and Miller, and Coors, and all of the other 3.2%ABV brands) starts with some malted barley, but adds rice on top of it.

    Now, ponder this: the addition of rice only raises Bud to 3.2%, meaning that there’s just barely enough barley to set off someone with celiac or annoy one of the hipster douche canoes who throws a bitch fit at the grocery store when his artisanal shredded nacho cheese isn’t labeled “gluten free.”