"A Pirate Botanist Helped Bring Hot Chocolate to England" Discussion Thread

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No mention of adding hot chili peppers to the brew?

I find it hilarious to read this headline just after watching The Martian, where a botanist is stranded in Mars, and argues that, according to international law, he’s a pirate because Mars is technically international waters :stuck_out_tongue: