Saturday/ good, better, butter 🧈

We logged another 95 °F (35 °C) for the day’s high here in Seattle.

Help! My butter is melting.
(I removed the lid of the butter dish for the picture .. and putting the butter in the fridge would be a last resort. I hate cold, hard butter).
Some time ago, a  car journalist remarked of the Ford Mustang Mach-E electric car, that  its acceleration is a little rough; not buttery smooth as is the case with Tesla’s cars.

Just for fun, here are some Afrikaans expressions and idioms that use ‘butter’.

Ek het met my gat in die botter geval.
Translation: I have stumbled, with my butt stuck in the butter.
Meaning: I lucked out, in a big way. 

My brood is aan altwee kante gebotter.
Translation: My bread is buttered both sides.
Meaning: I have the best of both worlds.

Dis botter tot die boom.
Translation: It is butter to the bottom.
Meaning: Said of a friendship that is thick as thieves.

Goed, beter, botter.
Translation: Good, better, butter.
Meaning: Slogan from a ’70s ad campaign for butter in South Africa. Butter is better than margarine, and is actually best of all.

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