Posts Tagged: Doris Paiken

858. Curaçao Grows Pornographic Trees

  Wayaká (lignum vitae) wood is extremely hard and contains a resin that makes it suitable for making shaft-bearing linings. Wayaká wood hardly wears as its resin is self-lubricating. I swear I’m not making this up! I read it in Nos

858. Curaçao Grows Pornographic Trees

  Wayaká (lignum vitae) wood is extremely hard and contains a resin that makes it suitable for making shaft-bearing linings. Wayaká wood hardly wears as its resin is self-lubricating. I swear I’m not making this up! I read it in Nos

940. What Does “Curaçao” Mean Any Way?

The best way to describe “Curaçao” particularly in the US is “you know, like that blue liqueur” and “right next to Aruba! part of the ABC islands.” But the nameCuraçao has deep colonial roots. Coração means Heart in Portuguese. Corazón in Spanish.

940. What Does “Curaçao” Mean Any Way?

The best way to describe “Curaçao” particularly in the US is “you know, like that blue liqueur” and “right next to Aruba! part of the ABC islands.” But the nameCuraçao has deep colonial roots. Coração means Heart in Portuguese. Corazón in Spanish.