Thursday, February 23, 2012

NUTRITIOUS

The other day I filled my shampoo bottle, and when I took the new bottle out of the cabinet, I had to look twice to be sure I had the right thing.  Well, it did say “Fortifying Shampoo”.  However, as I read further, I discovered some interesting information.  And I quote:

               “TRIPLE NUTRITION
                Extra nourishing cream
                  3 nutritive fruit oils
                Olive, Avocado, Shea”

Well, that had me wondering -- was I supposed to eat it, drink it, or pour it on my hair?  Sounds delicious.  And there was another conundrum -- how to pronounce “Shea”.  So I Googled it.  And came up with not one, not two, not three, but four optional pronunciations:

Shay - as in ‘one hoss”, or the stadium with the same spelling.
Shee - as in ‘shee whiz, or shee said.
Shay-uh, as in ... as in ... “Shay, uh, ya got a minute?
Shee-uh, as in.. She, uh, said...

Pick one.  Apparently you can’t go wrong.

Incidentally, I did see something in my search that mentioned that Shea Butter is edible.  No matter how you pronounce it.

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Elaine, who is a good friend, had this to say about the video she sent me:

I grew up on a farm until I was 5, and had a very tiny Shetland pony of my own, that I rode to the one room country school house, in Nebraska…..And this is something that you definitely do not do, even if you know the horse well.  It made me laugh.  I hope you get a chuckle too.
Elaine



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3 comments:

  1. Dude was taught a lesson.

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  2. Uh, horses have harder feet than, say, dogs. Dumb kid was lucky he could pick himself off the ground.

    Welcome back to blogland!

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  3. OUCH! Some people have to learn things the, er, *hard* way!

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