Re: [mythsoc] Magical Christmas gifts!
- Great post from someone on another List wh I pass along:
>>Santa left broomsticks at our house. They are the old fashioned, round,handmade kind, and we put engraved name plates on the handle-- Firebolt,
Nimbus 2000, Nimbus 2001, and Cleansweep 950. We spraypainted the straws
gold or silver or bronze, as matched their rank.
>> At 5:12 am we heard the shout "A Firebolt! I got a Firebolt! Mom!Mom!
Santa left me a Firebolt" I swear she didn't touch one step on the way up
to show us!
> The Atlantic has an article this month about the laboratories where naturalpossibilities
> and artificial flavors are manufactured
> (http://www.theatlantic.com/issues/2001/01/schlosser.htm). A snippet:
> "Many of today's highly processed foods offer a blank palette: whatever
> chemicals are added to them will give them specific tastes. Adding
> methyl-2-pyridyl ketone makes something taste like popcorn. Adding
> ethyl-3-hydroxy butanoate makes it taste like marshmallow. The
> are now almost limitless. Without affecting appearance or nutritionalvalue,
> processed foods could be made with aroma chemicals such as hexanal (theMary S
> smell of freshly cut grass) or 3-methyl butanoic acid (the smell of body
> So you see, Mary, it could get worse.
- From: <Stolzi@...>
> Tuesday night we ran taste tests on the Every Flavor Jelly Beans.Ye're a braver woman than I am, Mary Stolzenbach!
> We had buttered toast, toasted marshmallow, black pepper, various fruits(the
> watermelon has a green coat and a red inside!), and did find a BoogerFlavor
> one and it did taste like boogers (salt, mostly, and the inside of youra
> nose). But far more revolting than that was the Sardine flavor. That is
> horrid jolt in something sweet!about
> We did not find a Vomit Flavor and I really, really don't want to know
> it.You lost me at the black pepper! The real thing causes an extremely
uncomfortable burning sensation in my mouth that I suspect is not what most
people get from a little amount of pepper.
- Does anyone know a good source for Harry Potter t-shirts and sweatshirts
(adult sixes, of course)? I have had trouble finding them.
- Sorry, that should have been "sizes".
As the clock struck 04:46 PM 12/27/2000 -0600, James P. Robinson III took
pen in hand and wrote:
> Does anyone know a good source for Harry Potter t-shirts and
>(adult sixes, of course)? I have had trouble finding them.
- In a message dated 12/27/2000 5:50:44 PM Eastern Standard Time,
<< Does anyone know a good source for Harry Potter t-shirts and sweatshirts
(adult sixes, of course)? I have had trouble finding them. >>
The Warner Bros. store in my mall had all sorts of HP stuff. Do you have a
WB store near you?