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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
From French alcôve, from Spanish alcoba, from Arabic al-qubba (the vault).
"Fuller, Smith & Turner, one of London's last remaining brewers, said a
wet summer and the introduction of a smoking ban had not dented profits,
as drinkers stuck with ales and smokers huddled in outside alcoves.
'Pubs without smoking are much nicer places to be,' Chairman Michael
Turner told a press conference."
I prefer the sign NO ENTRANCE to the sign which says NO EXIT. -Stanislaw J. Lec, poet and aphorist (1909-1966)