Mark A Mandel
mam at THEWORLD.COM
Sat Mar 2 14:03:25 UTC 2002
On Fri, 1 Mar 2002, sagehen wrote:
#Barry Popik lists, among other lollies, "Aniseed balls." There is a grand
#scene in one of Arther W. Upfield books in which Det. Napoleon Bonaparte
#lures a whole string of dogs into a tunnel trap by dragging an aniseed ball
#on a string behind him as he tears around on a motorbike. I always wondered
#just what they were. The smell was supposed to be irresistible to the
#dogs. I never noticed any dog I knew taking an interest in anise.
#Barry, did you try one?
Is "aniseed" = "anise"? "Celery root" (= celeriac) != "celery".
OK, AHD4 defines it (alt. sp. of "anise seed") as 'The seedlike fruit of
-- Mark M.
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