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#3579: Chabon and Cachon : Grey replies to Lyall

bcorbett@netcom.com writes:

<< On the face of it, it is difficult to see how the disappearance or 
 of couchon could increase the demand for cooking fuel. One can eat
 pig raw a little easier than pitimi but still.... >>

It is NOT!  When peasant families are deprived of the significant income 
derived from the pigs, they turn to charcoal burning in order to survive.  
How difficult is that to understand?  In the year following the eradication 
of the Creole pig, school enrollment dropped by fifty per cent!

Peace and love,

Bon Mambo Racine Sans Bout Sa Te La Daginen

"Se bon ki ra", 
     Good is rare - Haitian Proverb

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