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Re: aroids (?) in the news !

  • Subject: Re: aroids (?) in the news !
  • From: "Julius Boos" <ju-bo@msn.com>
  • Date: Mon, 3 Jun 2002 19:17:17 -0500 (CDT)

----- Original Message -----
From: Ron Weeks <rhweeks@attglobal.net>
To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
Sent: Monday, June 03, 2002 4:12 PM
Subject: Re: aroids (?) in the news !


As we would say in Trinidad, ''all the more for us to enjoy!"   Looking
forward to seeing you at the demonstration, buddy!



Thanks for sharing you thoughts on natural selection and food BEFORE you
do the aroid cooking demonstration.
I prefer not to participate in an event showcasing the combination.

Ron Weeks

>      This reminds me of a GREAT George Carlin act on TV this AM,
>      where George is commenting on all the sometimes-stupid
>      'safeguards' we are subjected to by the government
>      agencies---he comments-- ' What ever happened to 'survival
>      of the fittest, thinning of the herd???   The stupid kid
>      who swallowed too many glass marbles did not grow up to
>      father even MORE stupid kids!"   Sad but true.    I mean, we
>      can not even teach our kids to eat gel candy???   Wow!
>      I don`t only smell my aroids, Derek, I cook and then eat the
>      hell out of several genera!!
>      (Note that I specified 'cook first'--- I KNOW that there is
>      someone out there who may have survived the eating of the
>      glass marbles, but who will NOT survive chewing into a raw
>      Xanthosoma or Colocasia !!)

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