Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2010 10:05:02 -
Author: Dick Heckathorn
Subject: Re: [Phys-l] swimming
Living on a farm, we churned our own butter. One night a truck turned over that was loaded with the yellow stuff. We had yellow butter for quite a while.
Oh for the good old days, sometimes.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Bill Alexander
Sent: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 6:10 PM
Subject: Re: [tap-l] [Phys-l] swimming
By law, it was white, the color of lard or Crisco. You got a packet of yellow dye with it you could mix in to make it more palatable.
I'm not quite old enough to remember this, but have heard the stories.
>>p.s. what colour was margarine then? What did one do about it?
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