[Sca-cooks] Medieval Chili

Vitaliano Vincenzi vitaliano at shanelambert.com
Tue Jun 19 12:52:14 PDT 2007

Well, didn't think this discussion would take THIS route, but I guess 
some people like to talk about bodily functions. Lilinah, you were 
asking for clarification, but you clarified it yourself, so my answer to 
your list below is "all of them", except the flatulence, however, 
spontaneous combustion would be pretty bad, so I guess some fire 
extinguishers should be added to my list of necessities...

I didn't want to start a whole discussion on gastronomical problems from 
eating hot chilies, I was just trying to get opinions on using them in 

Lilinah wrote:

>> I _suspect_ we're getting an unnecessarily delicate and indirect
>> reference to mass flatulence. I further posit that this is a lot less
>> of a likely issue than some might think, at least assuming that
>> people who positively cannot eat chiles don't do so.
> I suspect that is what he means, but he is not explicit and i can 
> imagine other problems: belching, groaning from heartburn, vomiting, 
> having to run disparately for the privy with explosive bowels, chiles 
> so hot folks are spontaneously combusting in camp, etc. (yeah, no one 
> has accused me of being unnecessarily delicate)
> But i don't know anyone who gets flatulence from chiles. From beans, 
> yeah, but from the hot chiles? That is a new one to me, which is why 
> i've been asking for clarification.

Lord Vitaliano Vincenzi
aka Shane Lambert
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