[DWJ] Various

Roger Burton West roger at firedrake.org
Fri Apr 4 04:37:47 EDT 2008


On Fri, Apr 04, 2008 at 12:27:57AM +0100, Minnow wrote:

>Depends on how hungry I am.  Some days I remind myself that I was once told
>that rats get as much nourishment from a cornflake packet as they get from
>the cornflakes inside it, ounce for ounce,

This is not actually true, it seems.

>In that case I can
>understand shredded cabbage, and minute bits of occasional raw onion, and
>ditto shredded carrot, as being one way to try to make something very basic
>into something marginally more appealing

Much better if one pickles them in vinegar and makes sauerkraut, mind.

>I continue to be baffled by the watery mayonnaisealike it
>swims in.  If mayonnaise, why not *mayonnaise*?  How do they persuade it to
>be watery?

I think it may be leakage from the cabbage, diluting it.

R



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