[LMB] Points that simmer to the surface....

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Fri May 18 21:35:21 BST 2018

On Thu, 17 May 2018 09:21:12 +0200 (CEST), baur baur <baur at chello.at>

>> like most "USE BY" labels are dramatically too conservative
>oh yes .. one of my uncles is part owner of a cheese import company ... in order to sell to some super market chains they are forced to put "best before" dates on cheeses, that are before the cheese is properly ripe (say nothing about spoiled)
>family dinners with him are always a joy, since there will be a HUGE cheese selection (yum)

Somewhere, I have a jar of 20 million year old Himalayan salt, with the
legend "Best before end 2019".  I mean, what are the odds?
For "I know" seems to describe a state of affairs which guarantees
what is known, guarantees it as a fact. One always forgets the expression
"I thought I knew".                 Wittgenstein - "On Certainty"

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