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Subject:

Re: cookies! (fwd)

From:

"Elizabeth C. Keteltas" <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Tue, 14 Nov 1995 13:44:21 -0500 (EST)

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No, they don't sell cookies, but they do exploit children and women
working in their factories.

(My question now, though, is...Who doesn't???)

The above question is rhetorical...



***********//////////\\\\\\\\\\@@@@@@@@@@<<<<<<<<<<>>>>>>>>>*****************
"When I dare to be powerful-
to use the strength in the service of my vision,
Then it becomes less and less important
whether I am afraid."
-Audre Lorde



On Mon, 13 Nov 1995, Kim Fox wrote:

> I don't believe this to be true. Neiman-Marcus doens't sell cookies :)
>
> On Mon, 13 Nov 1995, Jessica C. Cooke wrote:
>
> >
> >
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > Date: Mon, 13 Nov 1995 09:46:37 -0500 (EST)
> > From: Rachael E. Dyer <[log in to unmask]>
> > To: "Julia J. Choe" <[log in to unmask]>, [log in to unmask],
> > "Jessica C. Cooke" <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: cookies! (fwd)
> >
> >
> >
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > Date: Fri, 10 Nov 1995 22:25:10 -0500 (EST)
> > From: Kristin M. Meyer <[log in to unmask]>
> > To: "my crazy new-found-friends -- ms. babeworthyness"
> > <[log in to unmask]>,
> > don't go breaking my heart <[log in to unmask]>,
> > badass man <[log in to unmask]>,
> > are you naked yet? <[log in to unmask]>,
> > daytripper <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: cookies!
> >
> >
> >
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > >>>>This message is sent to you with the hope you will forward it to
> > >>>>EVERYONE you have ever even seen the e-mail address of. In the spirit
> > >>>> of the originator, please feel free to post it anywhere and
> > >>>>everywhere.
> > >>>>* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
> > >>>>*
> > >>>>
> > >>>>Okay, everyone....a true story of justice in the good old U.S. of A.
> > >>>>Thought y'all might enjoy this; if nothing else, it shows internet
> > >>>>justice, if it can be called that.
> > >>>>
> > >>>>My daughter & I had just finished a salad at Neiman-Marcus Cafe in
> > >>>>Dallas & decided to have a small dessert. Because our family are
> > >>>>such cookie lovers, we decided to try the "Neiman-Marcus Cookie". It
> > >>>>was so excellent that I asked if they would give me the recipe and
> > >>>>they said with a small frown, "I'm afraid not." Well, I said, would
> > >>>>you let me buy the recipe? With a cute smile, she said, "Yes." I
> > >>>>asked how much, and she responded, "Two fifty." I said with approval,
> > >>>>just add it to my tab.
> > >>>>
> > >>>>Thirty days later, I received my VISA statement from Neiman-Marcus
> > >>>>and it was $285.00. I looked again and I remembered I had only spent
> > >>>>$9.95 for two salads and about $20.00 for a scarf. As I glanced at
> > >>>>the bottom of the statement, it said, "Cookie Recipe - $250.00."
> > >>>>Boy, was I upset!! I called Neiman's Accounting Dept. and told them
> > >>>>the waitress said it was "two-fifty," and I did not realize she meant
> > >>>>$250.00 for a cookie recipe.
> > >>>>
> > >>>>I asked them to take back the recipe and reduce my bill and they said
> > >>>>they were sorry, but because all the recipes were this expensive so
> > >>>>not just everyone could duplicate any of our bakery recipes....the
> > >>>>bill would stand.
> > >>>>
> > >>>>I waited, thinking of how I could get even or even try and get any of
> > >>>>my money back.
> > >>>>
> > >>>>I just said, "Okay, you folks got my $250.00 and now I'm going to have
> > >>>>$250.00 worth of fun." I told her that I was going to see to it that
> > >>>>every cookie lover will have a $250.00 cookie recipe from
> > >>>>Neiman-Marcus for nothing. She replied, "I wish you wouldn't do this."
> > >>>>I said, "I'm sorry but this is the only way I feel I could get even,"
> > >>>>and I will.
> > >>>>
> > >>>>So, here it is, and please pass it to someone else or run a few
> > >>>>copies....I paid for it; now you can have it for free.
> > >>>>
> > >>>>(Recipe may be halved.):
> > >>>>
> > >>>>2 cups butter 4 cups flour
> > >>>>2 tsp. soda 2 cups sugar
> > >>>>5 cups blended oatmeal** 24 oz. chocolate chips
> > >>>>2 cups brown sugar 1 tsp. salt
> > >>>>1 8 oz. Hershey Bar (grated) 4 eggs
> > >>>>2 tsp. baking powder 3 cups chopped nuts (your choice)
> > >>>>2 tsp. vanilla
> > >>>>
> > >>>>** measure oatmeal and blend in a blender to a fine powder.
> > >>>>Cream the butter and both sugars. Add eggs and vanilla; mix together
> > >>>>with flour, oatmeal, salt, baking powder, and soda. Add chocolate
> > >>>>chips, Hershey Bar and nuts. Roll into balls and place two inches
> > >>>>apart on a cookie sheet. Bake for 10 minutes at 375 degrees. Makes
> > >>>>112 cookies.
> > >>>>
> > >>>>Have fun!!! This is not a joke --- this is a true story..
> > >>>>
> > >>>>************************************************************
> > >>>>That's it. Please, pass it along to everyone you know, single
> > >>>> people, mailing lists, etc.....
> > >>>>
> > >>>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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