Argle-Bargle by Troon Brewing
Aperture—ƒ/2.5Credit—Khürt L. WilliamsCamera—NIKON D5100Taken—11 November, 2017Copyright—© 2017 Khürt L. WilliamsFocal length—35mmISO—160Keywords—Argle-Bargle, Pale Ale, Troon Brewing, craft ale, sandwichShutter speed—1/320sTitle—Argle-Bargle
I had to look up the word/phrase argle-bargle. What the heck is argle-bargle?
It’s a phrase I had never heard before. So I googled. When did Google become a verb? It’s not. I meant I typed “argle-bargle” into the search box in google.com in a browser. And boom ( have you tired Lord Hobo Brewing Boom Juice ), I had a rabbit hole of links to follow some of which linked to a Slate article on Justice Scalia and another to a definition. That little dictionary definition wasn’t enough.
Funny phrase rabbit hole. It’s both a literal hole, a burrow, and a metaphor for an entry into uncharted territory, especially one that is disorienting or mentally deranging. The phrase is taken from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. I have seen the Disney movies, but I have never read that book. Or anything by Lewis Carroll, real name Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. Carroll was an English mathematician.
Math, like the world of Alice in Wonderland, doesn’t really exist. It springs completely from the human mind. I guess like Alice’s adventures, and just like recipes for craft ale. Like Dogfish Head Higher Math. Dogfish Head Higher Math. It’s a _golden strong ale fermented with sour cherry juice and cocoa nibs and clocks in at 17% ABV). Holy crap 17% alco …