Saturday, August 8, 2009


You'll rarely find
A barracuda
Snacking on
A baga, ruta-.


ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

We used to joke about being the Rutabaga patrol back when I was a Boy Scout.

(Actually, we were the Fox patrol.)

mikey said...

Please don't call me Ruta.

As I am not a victim of inest

Another Kiwi said...

It's hard to find a fish
that has the will
to name a favoured dish
some are fond of Dill

herr doktor bimler said...

For some reason Rutabagas are known in NZ as "Swedes", which is odd, because they taste completely different.
When I first encountered the word (in a Keith Laumer story, if memory serves, as a description of some alien or another) it sounded wonderfully exotic.

mikey said...

Oh, man. 40 years ago I LOVED "A Plague of Demons".

I recently found it digitized on the web and found it utterly unreadable.

'Tis a pity.

But yemboen