When old Betelnut
and young Betelnut
got through playing with that monkey, he wasn't a monkey any more--he was a devil.
The bed thus provides a comfortable platform from which to fish or relax, smoke a bit of tobacco, chew betelnut
, and swap stories with a fishing partner.
Whether (the new rules) succeed depends mostly on law enforcement,' said Peng Tien-le, secretary-general of the Taoyuan Betelnut
The police chewed freely-given local betelnuts
, swam in neighbouring streams, chatted in the men's houses and shared food provided by villagers.
Dentists need to do a lot more to educate patients about oral cancer risk factors and to advise and assist them to refrain from or quit tobacco, alcohol and betelnut
A stroll the 1-1/2-mile palm-shaded trail through the 5 acres currently landscaped can turn up such surprises as brilliant torch ginger blooming below betelnut
palms or rare blue-skinned bananas.
Restaurants within the Real Restaurant group currently using the system are Betelnut
on Union Street in San Francisco, Loongbar in Ghiradelli Square and Fog City Diner, in Chicago.
These sequences are the outcome of prior ritual sequences--such as the rites that name the dancers and exchange partners called into the gab, or the rites associated with displaying betelnut
bunches in the plaza centre.
For some young men, information regarding the transmission of tuberculosis, known from the tuberculosis campaigns, as well as traditional concepts, have been conflated with those of HIV/AIDS: they mentioned a possible infection through sharing food, plates and cups or from lime for chewing betelnut
, cigarettes because of contact with saliva or with left-over food.
Among the Yupno, some young men equate the transmission of HIV with that of tuberculosis, and shun the sharing of foods, plates, cups, lime for chewing betelnut
, and cigarettes and even avoid stepping in the footprints of infected persons (Keck, this collection).
These illicit sets of exchange underlie the longstanding legally sanctioned and visible movements of processed sago, betelnut
, garden produce and dried fish that people take to the urban centres of Kikori, Kerema and Port Moresby for store bought foodstuffs (i.
is a chewing pepper that has some of the properties of marijuana, and its sale is legal in Taiwan.