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Re: Happy May 5


Wonderful...I'm going to send it to one of my sisters-in-law who has a
Mexican genealogy.


> [Original Message]
> From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 5/5/2006 1:30:28 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Happy May 5
>
> you're cracking me up.
>
> On 5/5/06, james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net> wrote:
> >
> > <groan>
> >
> > On May 5, 2006, at 8:56 AM, Aplfgcnys@aol.com wrote:
> >
> > > OK, I know it's old, but I still couldn't resist it:
> > >
> > > Most people don't know that back in 1912 Hellman's mayonnaise was
> > > manufactured in England.  In fact, the "Titanic" was carrying 12,000
> > > jars of the
> > > condiment scheduled for delivery in Vera Cruz, Mexico which was to be
> > > the next port of
> > > call for the great ship after New York City.
> > > Mexicans were crazy about the stuff.
> > > The Mexican people were eagerly awaiting delivery and were
disconsolate
> > > ("desperados") at the loss. So much so that they declared a national
> > > day of
> > > mourning which they still
> > > observe today. It is known, of course, as...            Sinko de Mayo
> > >
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> > >
> > 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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>
>
> --
> Pam Evans
> Kemp TX
> zone 8A
>
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