chilli question

Michael L Roginsky d_micro at ix.netcom.com
Sun Sep 1 16:13:42 EST 1996


In <DwyMG3.BHB at cix.compulink.co.uk> rwhitehead at cix.compulink.co.uk
("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>)
>
>Roger

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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