The tortoise is dreaming of a leaf of lettuce
Galen thought wrapping the patient 's tongue in a cloth soaked in lettuce juice might help .
Whether that results in treatments more effective than lettuce juice and wine is another matter .
A salad arrives smoking , with the curls forming around crisp lettuce leaves and tomatoes .
Nothing is worse than trying to shove a large piece of lettuce in your mouth and having some of it stick out .