Date: Thu, 3 Aug 1995 09:50:37 EDT
From: Larry Horn LHORN[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]YALEVM.CIS.YALE.EDU
Subject: Canker sores and egg creams
...by which I do not intend to imply any causal relation between the two.
On the first, I also grew up in NYC (late 1940's and early-mid 50's for the
formative years) but unlike Vicki I can vouch for the term "canker sore" being
applied to those cold sores one gets inside one's cheek and in adjacent areas.
On egg creams, I have nothing to add to Vicki's recipe and variations. I do
recall the chocolate variety being such a strong default that no other flavors
were considered real egg creams, although the vanilla and coffee versions were
extant. Oh, this was Washington Heights, if that's relevant.