mencken mencken  /ˈmɛŋ kən/


  • (n) United States journalist and literary critic (1880-1956)



  • The Martini: This American Cocktail May Have An International Twist

    There's no cocktail more distinctly American than the martini. It's strong, sophisticated and sexy. It's everything we hope to project while ordering one. Baltimore-born satirist H.L. Mencken is said to have called the martini "the only American invention as perfect as the sonnet." But is the martini perfectly American? Maybe not entirely. So in honor of National Martini Day on Wednesday, we ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: KERA North Texas

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