OT: Pepperoni revisited

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Sep 2 23:25:21 UTC 2011

I thought Ljubljana was in Gulliver's Travels; now it's in Slovenia. Go


On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 5:10 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at att.net> wrote:

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> At 9/2/2011 03:11 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
> >... a jar of pickled peppers I brought back from a recent stay in
> >Ljubljana, Slovenia ...
> >...
> >P.S.  My jar contains 620g (350g net) of pickled peppers.  I suppose
> >that pales in comparison to the peck of pickled peppers that Peter
> >Piper picked, but I'm not sure what formula to use for the
> >conversion, given weight vs. volume, Imperial vs. U.S., metric vs.
> >non-, etc., although this page is at least somewhat distracting
> >(albeit lacking pictures of true feferoni/pepperoni:
> >http://www.rough-equivalents.com/2008/04/pecks-of-pickled-peppers/.
> >And how was it that PP picked them pre-pickled?
> But LH's first line above is harder to pronounce.
> Joel
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