RE: NANFA-- Off topic: Ful'filling' Extra Credit in AP Biology

Jay DeLong (
Thu, 14 Mar 2002 09:36:25 -0800

I should have used the word "lollipop" instead of "sucker" on this list :-)

Jan- "arthropod handles"? What were they? Walking sticks? :-)

Jay DeLong
Olympia, WA

> -----Original Message----- > From: On Behalf > Of Hoover, Jan J ERDC-EL-MS > Sent: Thursday, March 14, 2002 9:15 AM > To: '' > Subject: RE: NANFA-- Off topic: Ful'filling' Extra Credit in AP Biology > > > Jay wrote - > >>>When I was at the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History a couple > weeks back, they were selling suckers with insects in them. They were > supposed to resemble amber. But it was pretty clear the kids > weren't buying > them, just like you probably wouldn't have eaten those cookies if you knew > what was in them :-) > > Jan writes - > My wife and I recently conducted a "Bugs Alive" workshop for the public at > our local Nature Center. One of our "static" displays was a > "bugs as food" > exhibit including Crickets in creme de menthe lollipops and "Larvetts," > lightly toasted and seasoned mealworms (three flavors). They > generated a lot > of interest and those that sampled the larvetts said they were quite good. > More popular, though, were the traditional lollipops with > arthropod handles. /----------------------------------------------------------------------------- /"Unless stated otherwise, comments made on this list do not necessarily / reflect the beliefs or goals of the North American Native Fishes / Association" / This is the discussion list of the North American Native Fishes Association / To subscribe, unsubscribe, or get help, send the word / subscribe, unsubscribe, or help in the body (not subject) of an email to / For a digest version, send the command to / instead. / For more information about NANFA, visit our web page,