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Scorpio
08-19-2002, 12:25 AM
Just wondering where cabbages would be found in their natual habitat (ie what part of the world they came from when they were wild), who domesticated them and how long ago?

Answers involving lettuce would also be acceptable.

Thanks

pravnik
08-19-2002, 12:42 AM
The History of Cabbage:

http://ag.usask.ca/cofa/departments/hort/hortinfo/veg/cabbage.html

pravnik
08-19-2002, 12:46 AM
Well, sonofa...let's try that again:

http://ag.usask.ca/cofa/departments/hort/hortinfo/veg/cabbage.html

Sofa King
08-19-2002, 12:49 AM
Funny, I thought they were delivered by pelicans.

pravnik
08-19-2002, 12:52 AM
I can't seem to make the hyperlink come out in the post like I type it in for some reason. Crap.

Anyway, do a google search and click on the very first article, "The History of Cabbage", and you'll get it. Plus a lot more. Lots of cabbage lore on the web.

Scorpio
08-19-2002, 01:03 AM
Thanks for that.

May I say, I CANNOT believe there is a website for the history of the cabbage. Cabbage lore! LOL

Joey P
08-19-2002, 06:30 AM
Kenosha, Wisconsin. I lived in Kenosha for a few years. That city sticks like crap when the cabbage get's nice and ripe and they start hauling it down the road. There's sooooo much of it too. It turns out that our Kenosha goes all over the country and even as far as Holland.

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