[Sca-cooks] Another, older, banana found in London

otsisto otsisto at socket.net
Wed Jul 14 19:03:20 PDT 2010

Please explain how it being written in 1999 negates the probability of it
being a plantain instead of the sweet bananas that we get in the stores??


-----Original Message-----
If you read the date on the article, it's from 1999.


On Wed, 14 Jul 2010, otsisto wrote:

> This is more likely plantain.
> De
> -----Original Message-----
>> From the Calontir list.
> Stefan
> Begin forwarded message:
>>  http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/370550.stm
>> Older than I thought (Mid 15th C, not early 16th) and in a trash heap,
> a toilet.
>> And the article suggests that they may actually have been common.
>> Jane

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