Re: [gardeners] Home!

Margaret Lauterbach (
Fri, 19 Jun 1998 09:08:05 -0600

At 10:11 AM 6/19/98 +0000, you wrote:
>Margaret wrote:
>> Am I the only dolt who has no idea why you're referring to the Costata
>> Romanesco squash as "Earl Campbell"?
>If memory serves (and mine rarely does), Liz dubbed it "Earl Campbell" to 
>convey the size of the fruit. They looked to be as big as this 
>linebacker's thighs. Immense. Solid. Capable of inflicting permanent harm 
>if one is so foolish as to attempt to go through, around, over, or under 
>I also 'spect that like me, Liz couldn't spell Costata Romanesco <bg>.
>Catharine, hoping she got her facts straight but confident that Liz will 
>correct her if not <VBG>
Thank you for clearing this up.  I never took a good look at Earl Campbell
or his thighs.  If he doesn't play for the Denver Broncos I haven't heard
of him.  Heard too much about them, though.  Sigh.  Margaret