Re: Cookie Folklore
Meredith Bruns (wumpb@TTACS.TTU.EDU)
Sat, 25 Nov 1995 12:04:08 -0600
Actually, Denise, this really might be an interesting topic. Living in
NYC, we have our own sets of folklore (alligators in the sewers and
such), and wonder if our cultural cohorts would like to comment on this
Anway-I thought the cookie story was real!
On Fri, 24 Nov 1995, Denise Obrien wrote:
> As I assume many Anthro-Lers have recognized,the Neiman-Marcus
> cookie story is a prime example of urban folklore. It has been
> circulating widely on the 'net and in other media for some time.
> This is at least the third time it's appeared in my e-mail in the last
> few months. This recipe has an interesting variant--4 cups "flower".
> Oh well...this might be used to kickoff a discussion on urban folklore
> or folklore on the 'net but I wouldn't bother circulating it in the
> hopes of damaging Neiman-Marcus, whose PR people are probably already
> laughing all the way to the bank.
> Cheers......Denise O'Brien
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