[thechat] Donner party

Hugh Blair hblair at hotfootmail.com
Sat May 18 09:31:00 CDT 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> On Behalf Of Kath
> >2 - California history - the Donner party ended up turning to cannibalism
> >to survive. <http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/donner/>
> I've always wanted to go to one of those restaurants where they take your
> name, then call it out when your table is ready - and leave the name,
> "Donner."
> I wonder how many people will look around with trepidation when they hear,
> "Donner party - your table is ready!"

Oh, I've done that. And in Colorado. A few heads did turn, although the young
thing that was the hostess didn't get it, a few did - with smiles.  Fun.


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