Re: [gardeners] Mother's Cooking was Seeds

Jane Burdekin (
Fri, 16 Jan 1998 14:31:58 -0600

>On Fri, 16 Jan 1998, Liz Albrook wrote:
>> The one that always did me in was Phillip's Milk of Magnesia.  My
>> mother loved to dose you up with that stuff.  Yuck!  I still remember
>> the day that she mixed a spoon of it in a glass of water and made me
>> drink it.  ::shudder::
>Might as well lick a blackboard eraser.  ;-)  Kaopectate was guuuuud, too!
>As to Fletcher's and Dr. Pepper... Dr. Pepper doesn't have that underlying
>pong of oil of wintergreen that Fletcher's had.
>> I gotta go use some mouthwash now.  Yuck.
>Mom didn't believe in mouthwash.  She'd hand you a stick of celery.
>Which may explain my love/hate relationship with celery.
>Speaking of which, anyone got some good recommendations for celery
>cultivars for the PNW?
>Kay Lancaster

EEWWW celery, yuk, yuk,yuk.  The only time it is "ok" is if it is plunged
into a bloody mary with lots of pepper, tabasco, and lime.  Celery for
mouthwash!  Gross.