chilli question

Michael L Roginsky d_micro at
Sun Sep 1 16:13:42 EST 1996

In <DwyMG3.BHB at> rwhitehead at
("Roger Whitehead") writes: 
>> Despite what we may call them a good rule of thumb is "small
>> peppers that grow with the pointy end up are hot as hades."
>Hades (aka Pluto) was the king of the underworld (Ancient Greek, that 
>is, not the Chicagoan variety). What was he hot for, do you suppose?
>(His name, by the way, meant "the unseen". None would argue that it's 
>the unseen chilli that does for you! <g>)

Jolly good Roger..........except that the heat is a function of the
palate with pepers. I understand Hades is a flaming hot place better
known as Hell. Cheers.........Micro, alive, but not a microbe!
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