Thursday, October 14, 2010

They Call Me King Hov, copy?

Temps are dropping, and I’m warming up by grooving to that sizzling new Usher and Jay-Z song Hot Tottie.




When I first heard this track, I immediately thought about the hot toddy cocktail. Could this be 2010’s Gin & Juice? Then I listened to the lyrics. You can pretty much tell they aren’t talking about a cocktail. So I did what any super white girl does when she isn’t sure of the latest slang. I turned to the Urban Dictionary.

Hot Toddy:
As made famous by the 2010 Usher song "Hot Toddy" featuring Jay-Z and Ester Dean, a "Hot Toddy" is a person with whom you conduct a sexual relationship under the implicit understanding that each participant may be maintaining a separate monogamous sexual relationship with another, all of whom who must remain unaware of this activity

Well, here on Thirsty Thursday, I wanted to salute the original Hot Toddy – which coincidentally features a ‘shot of brandy.’

Hot Toddy Recipe from Chow.com

INGREDIENTS
1 ounce brandy or rum
1 ounce honey
1/2 lemon slice studded with 2 cloves
Cinnamon stick (optional)

INSTRUCTIONS
Combine the brandy, honey, and lemon slice in a mug or punch cup, and add hot water to fill. Stir with a cinnamon stick, if desired.

(Sources: YouTube, UrbanDictionary.com and Chow.com)

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