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Guiness Arthur's Day Criticized By Irish
2013-09-26 08:58:38

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In 2009 the world-renowned Guinness brewery in Ireland created “Arthur’s Day” to celebrate the first black stout beer ever poured by founder Arthur Guinness on September 26 some 250 years ago. In the four years since the first recognition of the pseudo-holiday, some Irish citizens are beginning to oppose the festivities and warn against dangerous drinking behavior. Guinness’ parent company Diageo has made quite an event of...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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