January 23, 2006


I have always had a fondness for lettuce. Mainly the word lettuce itself.

Well, maybe not always. But surely since college.

Woman Cited in Pa. for Flinging Lettuce
(01-23) 13:15 PST Easton, Pa. (AP) --
A woman fined $173.50 for throwing salad greens out of her car says, lettuce not be too quick to judge her.

"Lettuce comes from the ground, therefore it can go back into the ground," she said. "It's biodegradable. I didn't think I was doing anything wrong."

After failing to appear in court Dec. 22, Higgins discovered she had been convicted in absentia and owed the state $173.50. She has appealed to Northampton County Court, where she said she will call her children and their friend as witnesses.

She also plans to bring along a salad to show leaves to the judge

Posted by allison at January 23, 2006 03:16 PM