Cf. "eggs, sucking of, rationale for" [was RE: Multimeter recomendations]
cisin at xenosoft.com
Wed Sep 22 14:16:07 CDT 2010
On Wed, 22 Sep 2010, Rich Alderson wrote:
> The practice far predates modern cooking regimina, and originally
> referred to the consumption of the eggs of wild birds. These are an
> excellent source of protein, as well as vitamin D, and easily eaten even
> by elders who have lost their teeth to the ravages of time (thus,
> "grandmother" in the saying in question). Since they are internally
> fragile, it is simpler to suck out the contents rather than opening the
> shell more completely.
>  Plural of "regimen".
I'd bet that you habitually turn screws back to find the start of the
Grumpy Ol' Fred cisin at xenosoft.com
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