[gardeners] What's Burmese okra? <was> Slim pickings

Bob Kirk (gardeners@globalgarden.com)
Wed, 15 Jul 1998 22:09:59 -0500 (CDT)

> This morning I hauled on my coveralls and sauntered out into the sauna of 
> HellAtlanta to pick me some vittles  <snip>

> 1 gallon of fine looking Burmese okra.

   Probably been discussed half a dozen times and I just picked up on it,
but what is this stuff?  Also, is it edible in the garden, where most of
the ordinary okra usually gets eaten?


France's Word Cup victory unexpected at least in part because they regard
nations of sports fanatics as inferior?  Damn, I may have to give up the
one comforting orthodoxy (obligate Francopathy) to which I do subscribe....