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]