aku-aku: v.. To move a tall, flat bottomed object (such as a bookshelf) by swiveling it alternatively on its corners in a "walking" fashion. [After the book by Thor Heyerdahl theorising the statues of Easter Island were moved in this fashion.] source: LangMaker.com. Aku Aku also has another meaning to the islanders: a spiritual guide.
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old kingdom beer
Posted by dav at 2002 August 5 01:36 PM
File under: Parties

Oh oh oh! I want some of this beer:

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A Japanese beer maker has taken a 4,400-year-old recipe from Egyptian hieroglyphics and produced what it claims is a brew fit for the Pharaohs.

The Kirin Brewery Co. has called the concoction Old Kingdom Beer.

It has no froth, is the colour of dark tea and carries an alcohol content of 10% - about double most contemporary beers.

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