Date: Sat, 7 Oct 1995 09:39:43 -0600
From: Katherine Catmull kate[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]BGA.COM
Subject: Re: Polk salad and rampy stuff
At 10:26 AM 10/7/95 -0400, Bethany Dumas, UTK wrote:
Someone asked, "what is poke salad?"
Polk is a wild green (kin, I guess, to mustard and collards and stuff) That
is a COOKED "salit."
I'm with you except on the spelling--I'd write "poke," as in the great song
"Poke Salad Annie."
I've always thought it was short for pokeweed, but I could easily be wrong.
Kate Catmull kate[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]bga.com