Re: [gardeners] Mother's Cooking was Seeds

Margaret Lauterbach (
Fri, 16 Jan 1998 14:32:41 -0700

At 12:29 PM 1/16/98 -0800, you wrote:
>On Fri, 16 Jan 1998, George Shirley wrote:
>> like being given turpentine mixed with sugar and lemon juice to sooth a
>> cough and then, to polish off the kid, they would put a mustard plaster on
>> your chest. 
>My father was a great believer in Fletcher's Castoria.  I learned to hide
>most illness at an early age.  ;-)
>Kay Lancaster
I still haven't found anything better for a painful hangnail than to dip
the finger in turpentine.  My Grandma's remedy.  Margaret