[Sca-cooks] Allergies for waterbearers to worry about???

Stefan li Rous StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
Tue May 22 22:35:18 PDT 2012

I asked a question on the Trimaris list and got this reply and another  
one which mentioned the orange allergies as well.

I'd never heard of either an allergy to oranges or bleach before. I  
can see where avoiding cross-contamination with oranges could be  

I'd hate to have to eliminate oranges at waterbearing.

I can easily imagine being "allergic to"/offended by certain Florida  
orange industry spokespersons, but to oranges??? Maybe this is  
confined to Trimaris/Florida. Unlikely.


Begin forwarded message:

> From: Ever Wood-Hannah <ladyever at gmail.com>
> Date: May 22, 2012 8:13:17 PM CDT
> To: the-triskele-tavern at googlegroups.com
> Subject: Re: {TheTriskeleTavern} Re: [tri-temp] Water Point at TMT
> Reply-To: the-triskele-tavern at googlegroups.com
> Good questions!
> Our Kingdom Seneschal (and my Baron) is very allergic to being in  
> proximity to oranges (colored flesh citrus, actually). It's just  
> safer to avoid. I also use a non-bleach, food-safe sanitizing agent  
> because I've known fighters with bleach allergies.
> Colorless Gatorade isn't a problem. A) I've never had it given to me  
> at a water point. Ever. B) We can always put a bit of a colored  
> Gatorade into it to add color, or put duct tape on the bottle.
> Emer
> On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 8:54 PM, Stefan li Rous <StefanliRous at austin.rr.com 
> > wrote:
> On May 20, 2012, at 7:52 PM, Ever Wood-Hannah wrote:
> We will also be accepting donations of Gatorade (any
> color but red) and snacks like pickles, olives, fruit (no oranges  
> please)
> and salty snacks like Chex mix.
> Is there a particular reason that you aren't wanting oranges?
> They seem to be pretty popular here in Ansteorra.
> I've also heard waterbearers here say they didn't want colorless  
> Gatorade to keep it from getting confused with plain water.
> Thanks,
>  Stefan
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