Eye-catching snack name

Wilson Gray wilson.gray at RCN.COM
Sun Jan 16 07:52:23 UTC 2005

On Jan 16, 2005, at 12:59 AM, Douglas G. Wilson wrote:

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> Poster:       "Douglas G. Wilson" <douglas at NB.NET>
> Subject:      Eye-catching snack name
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> At the local grocery store, there are products from "Robert's American
> Gourmet": snacks in bags. The first product I saw was named "Pirate's
> Booty". Later I saw "Veggie Booty", "Fruity Booty", etc.: other
> products
> from the same company, chips or whatever.
> Now I see the product line has been extended to include "Girlfriend's
> Booty". Probably a few bags should sell on the name alone. Will these
> be
> permitted in school lunches? Am I the last one to notice this product
> on
> the shelf?
> -- Doug Wilson

You could be. My wife has been buying that stuff for months. She thinks
the names are cute. I think they take the meat.

-Wilson Gray

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