John Oliver interviews the Dalai Lama

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Re: John Oliver interviews the Dalai Lama

Post by Joka » Thu Mar 16, 2017 5:39 pm

Horse milk in Mongolia?

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Re: John Oliver interviews the Dalai Lama

Post by Malcolm » Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:18 pm

Joka wrote:Horse milk in Mongolia?

They make a kind of alcoholic drink out of it called "kumis."
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Re: John Oliver interviews the Dalai Lama

Post by Joka » Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:23 pm

Malcolm wrote:
Joka wrote:Horse milk in Mongolia?

They make a kind of alcoholic drink out of it called "kumis."
Interesting, never heard of that before.

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Re: John Oliver interviews the Dalai Lama

Post by climb-up » Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:02 am

Malcolm wrote:
Joka wrote:Horse milk in Mongolia?

They make a kind of alcoholic drink out of it called "kumis."
Wait, what!?
Maybe I'm misremembering but wasn't he saying he used that to cure alcoholism?
It kind of undermines the success if he was using an alchoholic drink right!? lol!

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Re: John Oliver interviews the Dalai Lama

Post by Jeff H » Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:44 pm

climb-up wrote:
Malcolm wrote:
Joka wrote:Horse milk in Mongolia?

They make a kind of alcoholic drink out of it called "kumis."
Wait, what!?
Maybe I'm misremembering but wasn't he saying he used that to cure alcoholism?
It kind of undermines the success if he was using an alchoholic drink right!? lol!
Horse milk methadone? :shrug:
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Re: John Oliver interviews the Dalai Lama

Post by Malcolm » Fri Mar 17, 2017 4:13 pm

climb-up wrote:
Malcolm wrote:
Joka wrote:Horse milk in Mongolia?

They make a kind of alcoholic drink out of it called "kumis."
Wait, what!?
Maybe I'm misremembering but wasn't he saying he used that to cure alcoholism?
It kind of undermines the success if he was using an alchoholic drink right!? lol!
He was implying that Mongolians should not drink vodka which is from Russia and very strong, while kumis is native to Mongolia and pretty weak.
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Re: John Oliver interviews the Dalai Lama

Post by climb-up » Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:32 pm

Malcolm wrote:
climb-up wrote:
Malcolm wrote:

They make a kind of alcoholic drink out of it called "kumis."
Wait, what!?
Maybe I'm misremembering but wasn't he saying he used that to cure alcoholism?
It kind of undermines the success if he was using an alchoholic drink right!? lol!
He was implying that Mongolians should not drink vodka which is from Russia and very strong, while kumis is native to Mongolia and pretty weak.
Oh! that makes sense.

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