HERB - Old get-high stuff besides Absinthe
Sheron Buchele/Curtis Rowland
foxryde at mail.frii.com
Tue Apr 3 12:39:36 PDT 2001
*grin* Guess I was having an "Old-timers" moment about smoking the stuff.
What was it that cigarettes were soaked in that got people high in the
groovy Paris Left Bank scene?
Um, how to make this relevant to period?! Ummmm. Been in the sun too long
At 11:26 AM 4/3/01 -0700, you wrote:
>No sniggering from this quarter, Leonora, I had Art
>History even longer ago than that. IIRC, some 19th C
>painters in Paris got their brains addled from
>drinking Absinthe. I don't think it can be sold in
>this country because of the wormwood content. The
>drink, I mean. You can still get the plant.
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