[conspire] Word of the Year

Nick Moffitt nick at zork.net
Wed Nov 14 02:10:51 PST 2012

Rick Moen:
> Quoting Ruben Safir (ruben at mrbrklyn.com):
> > Is that in the Nappa Valley?
> There's nothing in the Nappa Valley but miles upon miles of nappa
> cabbage.  If you are not a fan of brassica rapa subspecies pekinensis,
> beware.  Or, at least bring your wok to scare them off.

It's amazing how all that cabbage can grow on land made entirely of
nappa leather.  You'd think the sulfates would render the place barren!

"It is not very unreasonable that the rich should
contribute to the public expense, not only in
proportion to their revenue, but something more than in
that proportion." -- Adam Smith, Wealth of Nations

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