[LMB] OT: jullienne fries (was: Mark A's mailreader)

Royce Day Royce_Day at choicehotels.com
Mon, 11 Feb 2002 11:23:39 -0500


echelbar at execpc.com wrote:

> [demime could not interpret encoding binary - treating as plain text]
> > On Feb 11, 2002 "Marna Nightingale" <marna at redmaplegrove.org> wrote:
> > > It slices, it dices... does it jullienne fries?
>
> Bo asked:
> > Where does this come from?
>
> A commercial for something called the "veg-o-matic" (A Ronco
> product!).  Basically, an over-engineered mandoline (if you know what
> the kitchen tool called a mandoline is like).

And without the "Veg-o-matic" we would have never have been treated to
Gallager's marvelous "Sledge-o-matic"!
--
-Royce in MD

Obviously it was his clear Impsec duty to foil the girl and save the
villian.
 -_Cetaganda_, by Lois McMaster Bujold