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Sider and Appels: 1935

Sider and Appels: 1935

October 1935. "A cider and apple stand on the Lee Highway, Shenandoah National Park, Virginia." View full size. 35mm nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein.

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Appels and Oranges

OK, it cracks me up that on the left we have Appels and Sider and on the right it's spelled correctly.

Comment s'appelle t'elle?

Comment s'appelle t'elle? Mais surment, elle s'appelle "appel".

Appel Sider

Speaking of fermentation, you know there was a distilled version of cider somewhere close by.

Appel Sider

Actually that spelling makes much more sense.

Appel Sider

This photo brought to mind an old limerick (slightly modified):

A girl from Virginia's east side
Ate a mess of green appels and died.
While her friends all lamented,
The appels fermented,
And made sider inside her inside.

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