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Re: If anyone out there can help me...

In a message dated 11/9/99 11:46:03 PM, fuchikaka@hotmail.com writes:

>Can anyone tell me what the heck is an "alms"? and if it taste like 

Alms are those things hanging from your shoulders, you know, with hands at 
the end of them?

Actually, alms would be charity I guess. To give alms to a mendicant would be 
to give money or food, -  I'm sorry, I mean give kopins or cheese dip! Now 
that I've typed this, let's check the dictionary, shall we?

Yup. From Websters New World College Dictionary: 
1. money, food, clothes, etc., given to  poor people. 2. a deed of mercy. 3. 
Two  upper limbs of the human body (sorry, couldn't resist).

-Larry S. AKA The Sheik of Entropy