Onions!(News)

 
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Every year, on the fourth Monday in the month of November, the city of Bern celebrates the onion. The buergers of Bern have been buying their bulbs in bulk at the onion market since the 15th century. This year 60 tons of them--wrapped into the traditional wreaths--were strong out across the old town.

Adults tend to fortify themselves with an onion tart and a cup of mulled wine, while the local children--freed from school...

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