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Tag Archives: St. Thomas

ブリヂストン美術館—BRIDGESTONE MUSEUM OF ART

SHOJIRO ISHIBASHI chose the name Bridgestone for his company in 1931 for two reasons: His surname is literally ishi (stone) bashi  (bridge); and he liked the British sound of its … Continue reading

April 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

THE WEST INDIES—COLONIAL EDITION

THANKS TO Englishman Algernon E. Aspinall, I offer compelling information here on the Montserrat brogue, John Teach (aka Blackbeard the pirate), a Caribbean counterpart of Forty-Niner’s sourdough, and how to … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · Leave a comment