[Sca-cooks] Vegetarian & Vegans was Re: lethal drinks

Antonia Calvo ladyadele at paradise.net.nz
Tue Jul 22 15:04:51 PDT 2008

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius wrote:

> I used to go ape-feces over people with, well, there's no other way 
> to  say this, obviously fake allergies. I'm not saying there aren't  
> genuine food allergies, some of them very dangerous, and I'm 
> extremely  careful and considerate about protecting people so 
> afflicted as much  as possible. I have no problem with them and they, 
> none with me. But  there are some people whose parents obviously just 
> threw in the towel  and let their kids take charge of the menu from 
> age two or three on,  and some of those people continue to act that 
> way at 40, but are  ashamed to admit it, so they claim allergies to 
> things like liver,  turnips, and my fave, "all spices". It's too often 
> a code expression  for, I don't like X and I've never had to eat more 
> than half a bite of  anything I didn't like in my life. 

Oh, I've encountered a couple of those. They _really_ annoy me because I 
consider that to be an abuse of my goodwill.

Antonia di Benedetto Calvo

Habeo metrum - musicamque,
hominem meam. Expectat alium quid?
-Georgeus Gershwinus

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