Like little stars.
At the end of an item earlier today, we quoted legal ethics expert Stephen Gillers opining thusly on the antics of Antonin Scalia: “As these things mount, a legitimate question could be asked about whether he is compromising the credibility of the court.”
Gillers uttered those words to Newsweek — and we quoted them here — before either of us was aware of the latest Scalia incident. As the Boston Herald reports, the associate justice was leaving church in Boston Sunday when he was asked by a reporter whether he faces questions about his impartiality when dealing with issues of church and state.
“You know what I say to those people?” Scalia asked. Then he made what the Herald calls “an obscene gesture under his chin.” In case anyone missed the meaning, the justice explained helpfully: “That’s Sicilian.”
Scalia’s response was caught on film by a photographer for the local archdiocese newspaper, but Scalia told the photographer not to publish it.
Like little stars.
World's best pie apple. Essential for Tarte Tatin. Has five prominent ribs.
So pretty. So early. So ephemeral. Tastes like strawberry candy (slightly).
My personal fave. Ultra-crisp. Graham cracker flavor. Should be famous. Isn't.
High flavored with notes of blood orange and allspice. Very rare.
Jefferson's favorite. The best all-purpose American apple.
New Hampshire's native son has a grizzled appearance and a strangely addictive curry flavor. Very, very rare.
Makes the best hard cider in America. Soon to be famous.
Freak seedling found in an Oregon field in the '60s has pink flesh and a fragrant strawberry snap. Makes a killer rose cider.
Ben Franklin's favorite. Queen Victoria's favorite. Only apple native to NYC.
Really does taste like pineapple.
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