The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #164843   Message #3949800
Posted By: leeneia
11-Sep-18 - 09:43 PM
Thread Name: wurzel bush folk club martin carthy-11 Sept
Subject: RE: wurzel bush folk club martin carthy
Are you sure it's a not a rutabaga? Is it orange in color or purple and white?

In one of my favorite passages from P.G. Wodehouse, beautiful but vacant Veronica gazes at Tipton, the young American millionaire, "like a cow staring at a mangelwurzel on the other side of the fence."

I paraphrase.