Friday, June 22, 2007

BREAKING: Emmet Hagen Eats Vegetable

What Would Jane Austen Do? has learned that Emmet Hagen, aged 5 11/12, of Houston, Texas, has eaten a vegetable for the first time since he has had teeth. Witnesses say that the vegetable in question was a combination of creamed corn and canned whole kernel corn topped with ketchup, consumed at Aunt Pete's house. Hagen's parents, though thoroughly revolted by the particular combination of foodstuffs, are encouraged by the development. Researchers plan to repeat the experiment sometime in the immediate future.

4 comments:

  1. Um, Mamacita, I hate to break it to you, but corn ain't a vegetable.

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  2. if it grows in the ground, i say count it as a veggie. corn is a perfectly acceptable gateway product. the vc boys have also lifted their ban on vegetables in honor of corn on the cob. i'm planning on trying to get picky mcchoosypants to try some melon this afternoon by cleverly wrapping it in meat. wish me luck

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  3. Mmmmm. Prosciutto and melon is good enough to make me forget that melon is vile.

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  4. i had to stop after i read the word "ketchup" - it brought my own recently eaten veggies up!

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