4 Ways to Enjoy Black-Eyed Peas for L...

4 Ways to Enjoy Black-Eyed Peas for Luck in Metro Phoenix in the New Year

There are 3 comments on the Phoenix New Times story from Dec 26, 2012, titled 4 Ways to Enjoy Black-Eyed Peas for Luck in Metro Phoenix in the New Year. In it, Phoenix New Times reports that:

Eating black-eyed peas has been a tradition to ring in the New Year for centuries.

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Neenah, WI

#1 Dec 26, 2012
A Jigger knows it's workin when she gets dat first welfare check.

"the tradition made it from Africa to the Deep South, where a dish called Hoppin' Josh is said to help bring prosperity in the coming year."

Evesham, UK

#2 Jan 13, 2013
CRASSUS wrote:
A Jigger knows it's workin when she gets his/her first taste of a food dish called Wisconsin White Bumpkin Pie, which Jesus is said to have used in order to `feed the 5000 in the Mount Olive Trailer Trash Park gathering."
Use of the word WHITE BUMPKIN PIE has been actionable Wisconsin courts since at least 1996 under the offense of copyright injuria: "the unlawful, intentional and serious violation of the copyright menu and pie ingredients of another".
Snow White

Spring, TX

#3 Jun 8, 2013
Eww. Black eyed peas. Yuck.

It's John, not Josh. I hop away from it if I see it.

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