By Anne Rooney
Received a thirst for wisdom of all issues nasty? Then this yuckopedia’s for you! A group of comic strip characters courses you thru a banquet of festering proof so terrible they’re demanding to believe.
Featuring gross truths concerning the human physique, meals, animals, historical past, technological know-how, or even global documents in horribleness, it’s a true schooling in all issues rotten . . . input ye now not, these of a susceptible structure . . .
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50 1001 Horrible Facts Another way of cooking snakes in Texas – cut the head off, skin and gut it, poke a stick into the neck, wrap the snake loosely around the stick and roast over a camp fire. In China, people eat jellied ducks’ blood. Iguanas are a popular and free food in Central America – they can often be caught in backyards. Slimy green stuff that looks like mucus is supposedly the best part of a lobster or crayfish. It’s found in the head. Some Americans eat the main part of the lobster meat and then suck the head to get the gunge out.
McDonald’s in Hong Kong sells a sweetcorn pie in a sweet pie crust, the same as the apple pies in the west. An international contest to find the best recipe for cooking earthworms included entries of stews, salads and soups but was won by a recipe for applesauce surprise cake. Guess what the surprise was… ECA6087C-5717-411 -85E9-72349D E15C2 Jack Fuller was buried in a pyramid in Sussex, England, in 1811. It’s said by local people that inside it he is seated at a table with a roast chicken and a bottle of port.
Soft ice-cream of the type sold in ice-cream vans is given its slithery smoothness by an extract of seaweed. Baby eels, called elvers, are eaten in parts of Europe, including east England. They are very thin, so lots are cooked, tangled together like spaghetti. In France, calves’ eyes are soaked in water, then boiled and stuffed and finally deep fried in breadcrumbs. ECA6087C-5717-411 -85E9-72349D E15C2 Most US states don’t allow alcohol or tobacco in a prisoner’s last meal. Horrible Food Facts Eels are sold live in markets around the world and killed just before cooking – or before putting in the bag to go home, if you don’t want the bag wriggling all the way.