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Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jun 1 09:41:02 EDT 2017

Why assume that an impersonal "big operation" would have been thought a
better source of butter, milk, and cream than a local dairy farmer who was
known to the community - in an America that was still "small-town" and
largely agricultural?

With little or no government oversight before the era of T. Roosevelt,
big-time, impersonal operators would have been more likely to adulterate
their product than would the honest farm family down the road.


On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 9:58 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 7:08 PM, Mark Mandel <thnidu at gmail.com> wrote:
> > meaning that the butter is made in a creamery
> >
> Yes. When I was a young'un in East Texas, we got our pasteurized - but not
> homogenized - milk from the East Texas Creamery. My grandmother didn't
> believe in "homo-jeen-ized" milk. Since this was During The War, we had
> oleo-maah-juh-reen, a.k.a. "butterette," and not creamery butter. Some
> foods were Scarce On The Homefront During The  War. Even Lucky Strike Green
> Went To War.
> --
> -Wilson
> -----
> All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
> come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
> -Mark Twain
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