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paul johnson paulzjoh at MTNHOME.COM
Thu Jun 1 09:56:46 EDT 2017


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On 6/1/2017 8:41 AM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
> 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.
>
> JL
>
> 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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>

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