[LMB] Plot musing

James Bryant g4clf.uk at gmail.com
Tue Feb 25 21:50:31 GMT 2020


It certainly happened in France - Parmentier organised it, which is why
potato dishes in France are often '*** Parmentier'.

James - posting from Cape Town


Jean Lamb <tlambs1138 at charter.net> wrote:

>
> >
> > As for information leaking, I am reminded of how supposedly the King of
> > France wanted to encourage people to eat potatoes, wasn't getting
> anywhere,
> > till he declared potatoes a food for royals only, and then didn't guard
> the
> > gardens very well.
> >
>
> It was Frederick the Great of Prussia who did that.
>
> Luke
>


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