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Old 30 July 2010, 05:56 AM
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Royalty Cleopatra's pearl cocktail recipe revealed

Cleopatra, fabled final Queen of Egypt, packed a pretty mean pearl cocktail, according to legend.

In the current Classical World journal, Jones details the history of the story. In it, Cleopatra won a wager with her befuddled Roman consort, Marc Antony, by consuming her pearl cocktail to create the costliest catering bill ever.
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Old 30 July 2010, 08:15 PM
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I bet she drank it from an iced out pimp chalice.
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Old 31 July 2010, 03:33 AM
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I 1st read this as pearl cockatiel. All I could think was poor little birdie. And, I didn't know the pearl variety had been around way back then.
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