+davidcalgary29 Posted September 26, 2003 Share Posted September 26, 2003 And now for something a little different, because I'm out of music trivia: the first person who submits correct answers to the following questions, in this thread, will win a copy of that Japanese Baseball GG cart that I couldn't trade away. 1. Johnny wants to get a "natural high" by ingesting hallucinogens found in common backyard plants, but doesn't want to poison himself. What should he take? a) An infusion of water hemlock (cicuta maculata) b) A tisane of common evening-primrose (oenethra biennis) c) A salad of raw mulberry shoots (morus rubra) d) A poultice of Poison Ivy (Rhus, spp.) 2. Jan has a headache, and is all out of aspirin. The local convenience store has closed: the owner's been shot, again! What could she make from her garden that would help her? a) A tisane of fly-poison (Amianthium muscaetoxicum) b) A tisane of bearberry (arctostaphylos uva-ursi) c) A tisane of New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus Americanus) d) A tisane of willowbark (Salix spp.) 3. Alice goes to Jane's house for dinner. Jane's prepared a lovely meal, including a salad "full of flowers from her garden". When Alice asks Jane what she's put in her salad, Alice just tells her that it's safe: "some foxglove, a little monk's hood, and some rose petals". Does Alice indeed have anything to worry about? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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