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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Potted Pigeon also nouvelle cuisine
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2011 22:28:54 -0500
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Hi Mark,

I hope you look at the park bench before you sit.  The pigeons have other 
habits besides cooing!

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Rabiner" <mark at>
To: "Leica Users Group" <lug at>
Sent: Monday, June 13, 2011 10:22 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] IMG: Potted Pigeon also nouvelle cuisine

> The Brits apparently find pigeons delicious like the French eat frogs I 
> saw
> "The Trip" last night and these guys go to all these nouvelle cuisine 
> joints
> out in the amazing English countryside in a Range Rover armed with killer
> impressions of Michael Caine and James Bond. And Hugh Grant. And Anthony
> Hopkins and a few other Welshman. And they never  shut up.
> Don't leave home and not see it! Though its great its a tad uneven. A few
> hills.
> My next exotic vacation I'm going to exotic Briton. I may learn English 
> for
> the occasion.
> Oh I almost forgot twice at these various high end restaurants which are
> almost like bed and breakfasts the one guy orders Pigeon. And I don't 
> think
> it was a metaphore.  Though in nouvelle cuisine mode it may have been tofu
> just as well.  Pigeon on the half shell. Here in NY they think of them as
> "rats with wings". Me I love them more than the average critter. Sitting 
> on
> a park bench they are sometimes all there is to talk to.
> Mark
> --------------------
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