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  • Isn't this the name of a famous actress in the 1940s and 1950s? Cholula Bankhead?


    October 13, 2007

  • Ha! I had to look that one up. I knew it first as hot sauce, and then as the name of one of my little animated subtext people.

    October 13, 2007

  • No, no. That was Patchouli Bankhead. Silly bear.

    Animated subtext people is a great phrase. And now it's mine. :-)

    October 13, 2007

  • Actually, the hot sauce is named after a place in Mexico where Hernando Cortes and his men slaughtered a whole lotta native people. Tlaxcalans, I think they were. At Cholula.

    I always wondered why they chose that town to name the hot sauce after... but maybe that's where they grow the peppers?

    October 14, 2007