[DWJ] Georgette and Mince Pies

Roger Burton West roger at firedrake.org
Wed Dec 26 12:50:17 EST 2007


On Wed, Dec 26, 2007 at 03:23:31PM +0200, Gili Bar-Hillel wrote:

>I don't think I've ever even seen either mince pies or boiled fruitcake, let
>alone tasted them. Of course I am Jewish and live in Israel, but I've also
>spent several Decembers in the United States and I still haven't experienced
>these foods.

Gosh. I thought fruitcake was one of those American traditions. Not to
eat, but to be given and re-given year after year...

(Of course _real_ fruitcake would fall victim to the American attitudes
to alcohol and children.)

R



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