Monday, July 24, 2006

It's a fakus, no fakin'

If you read far enough into this article, you see that my cousin Boaz has been quoted. He'd offered to take me on a tour of the shuk to search for these culinary oddities but it never happened (all my fault). And the picture that he sent me (think of a regular cucumber, a little lighter green and hairy) is a huge file and I can't upload it, so you'll have to use your imagination.

The stranger thing about all of this is that a friend sent me the article just because she thought I'd find it interesting. Not knowing Boaz (or that he was quoted), or having any idea that I would know what this strange vegetable is.


Louisiana Joan said...

Who will be next?

This is the SECOND Gershovitz cousin you've seen quoted in the J/post - who will be next and will it take 26 years until the next time?
WHAT do you think are the chances that you would come across a cousin's name in an article sent to you by someone who did NOT know your cousin was in it?

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