[Sca-cooks] Substitute for Potatoes?

Judith Epstein judith at ipstenu.org
Tue Aug 25 05:15:07 PDT 2009

> On Aug 24, 2009, at 6:13 PM, David Friedman wrote:
>> Do you think bluejeans are period garb? They are, as I pointed out
>> in another post, made from period ingredients.
> No, they're not Period. They're twill-weave, which isn't Period. If
> the exact same fibers, dye, and buttons (not zippers, of course) were
> used, minus trademarks, but on evenweave cloth rather than twill, I'd
> suggest that they were Period-plausible, but not Period. Ingredient
> use + construction method. Ingredient *combination* is what I think
> we're discussing.
> Now, I'm done with this. I've already posted my actual thoughts on
> CONTEST versus CAMP COOKERY, and I'm over it. Let's move on to a topic
> in which someone besides me is spamming the list.
> Judith
> On Aug 25, 2009, at 7:10 AM, Mairi Ceilidh wrote:
>> Judith, I hesitate to jump into this nest of vipers, but twill  
>> weave has
>> been found dating back to the Iron Age.  It is Very Period.
>> Mairi Ceilidh

*snicker* 6,000 people who can't afford garb just punched the air.

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