RE: 95 03 18 Cat City
. . . and beyond.
1, 1995 08:52
8:41 Holidays Hotel; Kota Kinabalu, Sabah-Malaysia ::
1 APR 95
Here's a response from Dotty Pon . . .
< >Fruit hawkers sell slices of fresh
< >fruit of any variety (except durian
< >-the so-called 'king of fruits' that
< >apparently tastes great but
< >smells like rotting road-kill when
< >the skin is broken). Or you can buy
< >a couple of Chinese dumplings from
< >another hawker.
< it smells worse!!! My parents think
< of it as a "delicacy" so they
< only buy it once or twice a year (thank
< God). I'd rather have
< an exploding skunk in the kitchen than
< an open durian (the Chinese name
< for this fruit is quite funny, it
< doesn't translate well into English
< but it roughly means "stinky thing").
< The smell also sticks to your skin
< (very much like pineapple) and it's
< eaten in a mango-style fashion so you
< have to use your hands. That
< means that you walk around for days
< smelling gross.
< Blech :P
< PS. I don't think durian tastes
< very good...
Oooohh, that smell! Cancha smell that smell?
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