[Ads-l] Coxsackie screw-in grasslands preserve

George Thompson george.thompson at NYU.EDU
Tue Feb 5 18:23:04 UTC 2019

What the hell can a "*screw-in* grasslands" be?

There's at least one, in Coxsackie, Greene county, New York.  I may go up
there soon to check it out.



George A. Thompson
The Guy Who Still Looks Stuff Up in Books.
Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern
Univ. Pr., 1998.

But when aroused at the Trump of Doom / Ye shall start, bold kings, from
your lowly tomb. . .
L. H. Sigourney, "Burial of Mazeen", Poems.  Boston, 1827, p. 112

The Trump of Doom -- also known as The Dunghill Toadstool.  (Here's a
picture of his great-grandfather.)

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