Why was spinach once considered the ultimate vegetable?

Although I am far from “precious”, I can tell you that taters = potatoes.:wink:

It was a movie quote, Golllum from Lord of the Rings.

Cool. I been whooshed.

I don’t think of it as whooshed, more of you being another victim of a sense of humor that seems to only be funny to me.

Oh well, I like spinach.

Actually, I think it was a book quote. I don’t recall that line being in the movie. This is the problem with those movies: Everyone forgets that they were books first.

I think it was in the movie, and since I re-read the books about once a year I won’t forget, I promise! :slight_smile:

I don’t have the movies memorized yet, but the following exchange is in The Two Towers, book IV, chapter 4 “Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit”

From the movie Lord of the Rings; The Two Towers script:

It was.

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