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Windiness Quotes

“Retain the wind by compressing the belly.”

Desiderius Erasmus (1466? - 1536)


“This root, no matter how much you prepare it, is tasteless and floury. It cannot pass for an agreeable food, but it supplies a food sufficiently abundant and sufficiently healthy for men who ask only to sustain themselves. The potato is criticised with reason for being windy, but what matters windiness for the vigorous organisims of peasants and labourers?”

Denis Diderot (1713-1784) ‘L'Encyclopedie’



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