[LMB] Plot musing
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
> > till he declared potatoes a food for royals only, and then didn't guard
> > gardens very well.
> It was Frederick the Great of Prussia who did that.
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