Re: [gardeners] Margaret's SAM Bugs

Jane Burdekin (
Fri, 1 May 1998 12:38:28 -0600

>Margaret Lauterbach <> wrote:
>> Margaret, still smarting over one facetious, and one outlandish answer to
>> my query about what selectively defoliates wormwood then puts on its hiking
>> boots and hikes 40 feet to defoliate a volunteer sagebrush (A. tridentata).
>Since you've already gotten one facetious answer...
>My first thought was your problem was with the hitherto unsung Stone
>Age Masochist Bug -- so named for it's habits and date of evolution.
>The SAM Bug was first discovered on the campuses of some better known
>universities in the early 1960's -- the true Stone Age of American
>culture.  <snip>