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Professor who first identified "French Paradox" dies at age 84

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zin1953 Nov 5, 2012 06:16 AM

http://www.decanter.com/news/wine-new...

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    hazelhurst RE: zin1953 Nov 5, 2012 06:18 AM

    I don't know precisely why but I am reminded of "The Onion"'s great headline some years back...."Jacques Derrida 'dies'."

    1. Bill Hunt RE: zin1953 Nov 7, 2012 09:17 PM

      RIP.

      Wife's grandfather, from Lyon, FR, died at 99.9 years of age, and never had a meal (breakfast included), where he did not have a glass of wine. He also celebrated each evening with a glass of whiskey, and smoked cigars daily, until the day of his death.

      With the exception of the whiskey, I am trying to follow in his footsteps - need to add a Champagne to each breakfast though.

      Hunt

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