[Sca-cooks] A horse for a peppercorn-Explanation of a Food Myth
dailleurs at liripipe.com
Mon Sep 13 07:37:56 PDT 2010
Ironically (and sometimes sadly) you can buy a horse TODAY for a peppercorn.
Really. Of course, it's not the horse itself that will cost ya.....
--Anne-Marie, who has a "free" horse :)
From: sca-cooks-bounces+dailleurs=liripipe.com at lists.ansteorra.org
[mailto:sca-cooks-bounces+dailleurs=liripipe.com at lists.ansteorra.org] On
Behalf Of Johnna Holloway
Sent: Monday, September 13, 2010 5:30 AM
To: Cooks within the SCA
Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] A horse for a peppercorn-Explanation of a Food Myth
OED includes these meanings
b. Stipulated as the amount required in payment of a nominal rent or a
quit-rent. Also (occas.): a property carrying a rent of this kind.
Still common in legal use, in the drawing up of leases.
More information about the Sca-cooks