[Commonplace books: Thomas Farnaby, 17th-century]
Southern political personalities, like sweet corn, travel badly. They lose flavor with every hundred yards away from the patch. By the time they reach New York, they are like Golden Bantam that has been trucked from Texas: stale and unprofitable. The consumer forgets that the corn tastes different where it grows.
Posted by stronzo on 10.07.2011
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