alternate englands - belated questions

deborah.dwj at deborah.dwj at
Tue Feb 15 22:35:15 EST 2005

On Tue, 15 Feb 2005, Jadwiga Zajaczkowa / Jenne Heise wrote:

|> >Or a world where Marco Polo died before he got to China.  China might
|> >have happily gone on developing along its own lines, unaware of
|> >Europe...or someone else might have got there and dragged it back into
|> >our continuum (as it were).
|> But then we wouldn't have pasta!
|Please do not tease the medievalists... we get grumpy when explaining
|that pasta was available in Europe before Marco Polo.

Please don't tease the carb addicts.  We get grumpy when anyone mentions
a World Without Pasta.

-deborah, a vegetarian who was brung up keeping kosher and never liked
fish anyway, would have no objection to a World Without Shrimp

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