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I remember when I had to

I remember when I had to explain radishes to a teenage cashier at Krogers. I felt old because I suddenly became motherly. I gave him a recipe for radish and butter sandwhiches and lectured him on how important it is to know basic veggies. He rolled his eyes, as to be expected when a 40 something lady tells a young 'un to get with it!

Posted by mary (not verified) on Sun, 06/08/2008 - 22:01
Incredible Edibles

An interesting social evolution that people under a certain age no longer recognize food in its original state and/or are totally unfamiliar with foods that don't come in a styrofoam container. I've had similar experiences to yours where a cashier looks at my produce as if I've just presented her with a dog turd to ring in. It would be easier, I suppose, if they just grew vegetables with barcodes

Posted by XUP (not verified) on Mon, 06/09/2008 - 07:33