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Re: Horse...


Road apples abound but you have to talk them out of the bag!  Don't
they require the catcher bags.  Just bring you bucket and ask they
empty the bag!  VBG
Vera

On 5/5/05, pdickson <pdickson@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> I thought I had heard of every colloquialism from my  mother... the queen of
> funny speech.  I have never heard of "road apples".
> Tricia
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Thursday, May 05, 2005 10:23 PM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Horse...
> 
> >I thought the term "road apple" was a Midwestern colloquialism, Jim.  Of
> > course I don't imagine you have too many horse or cattle ranches or on the
> > West coast where they might use that term, David.
> >
> > Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > Behalf
> > Of David Franzman
> > Sent: Wednesday, May 04, 2005 11:30 PM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Horse...
> >
> > Road apples?  Thats a good one.  I've never heard that expression before.
> > At first I had visions of a women in a wagon offering apples from her
> > horse
> > drawn cart.  Road apples!
> >
> > David
> > http://www.atouchofthetropics.net
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> > To: "Garden Chat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Wednesday, May 04, 2005 5:10 PM
> > Subject: [CHAT] Horse...
> >
> >
> >> My friend Colleen just arrived with a 15-gallon pot full of road apples.
> >> Fresh road apples. It was all the two of us could do to lift it out of
> >> the
> >
> >> back of her truck. I'm delighted, of course. I've been pestering her for
> >> 2
> >
> >> or 3 weeks for this soil amendment donation to the plantation. I think
> >> I'll stabilize the surface of the pot with a bit of top soil and then
> >> plant a pineapple in it tomorrow--after I get the handcart and move it to
> >> the pineapple patch.
> >>
> >> Island Jim
> >> Southwest Florida
> >> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> >> Hardiness Zone 10
> >> Heat Zone 10
> >> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> >> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
> >>
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