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April 21, 2017

Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post.

“The french fry did not become America’s most popular vegetable until industry took over the jobs of of washing, peeling, cutting, and frying the potatoes – and cleaning up the mess.” – Michael Pollan

I don’t think that T.S. Eliot was referring to cleaning when he claimed that April is the cruellest month. However, April is often the culturally accepted time to clean out the old.

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