bees, honey and other sticky subjects

Wednesday, June 09, 2004

Under the influence

Nancy Redwine of the Santa Cruz Sentinel is certainly under the influence, but with a name like hers I suppose she has no choice:
It is impossible to talk about honey without lapsing almost immediately into flowery and breathy language peppered with cliched phrases like “food of the gods,” “nectar of the heavens,” or pre-verbal exclamations (gasps, grunts and moans) of celestial transport.


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