Some Europeans believed that Spices came from the border of the Garden of Eden.
Sugar Cane was one of the five mystical substances believed to be demanded by the Gods.
You don't know how much I wanted to call this one "Chester A. Arthur Did Something Important When He Was President." But I held back.
"What are you doing New Year's Day" wasn't as catchy.
Next year will be the Year of the Sheep. Don't tell conspiracy theorists.
Want more More? He published a few other works, and all of his writings are solidly in the public domain and easy to get.
I don't think most Bible stories ended with explosions.