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I was thinking what a long time ago this was:

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We were so young and innocent then! We thought there was an ultimate answer to the ultimate question. Now we understand chaos theory and smile sweetly as we recoognise yet another cross cultural difference.

By the way it is definitely goat's cheese!


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>By the way it is definitely goat's cheese!

Happily, the feta cheese is to be eaten.



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it is definitely goat's cheese!

How very true, it is recognisably goat's cheese, and I think it should stay that way! Reminds me of an old joke from WW2, when the UK suffered dreadful food shortages through blockade of imports.

A government minister was being shown around a very clever experimental research project which was attempting to utilise cow muck (merde de vache?) as a component of a butter substitute.

"Well, Dr Smith, how are you progressing?" asked the minister.

"Mixed results, I'm afraid Minister" came the reply.

"Ahh. But this sample looks very good..."

"Yes, Minister - we've overcome most of the technical problems. It looks like butter..." replied the scientist.

The Minister peered at the offering.

"It spreads like butter..."

The Minister spead the sample on his slice of bread.

It smells like butter..."

The Minister sniffed appreciatively, as his teath closed over the slice of bread.

"Just one thing, Minister - it still tastes like shit!"


So the UK has a long-standing suspicion of engineered foodstuffs, as Monsanto will ultimately find to their cost.


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PS

Apologies to tsuwm or anyone else if you are offended by the previous story's inconcinnity...


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...and soilant green is people...


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>The former subjects have been disassembled into their constituent parts, which are treated as matter.

I've been staying out of this thread, just because... but I can't let this (YART!) go unchallenged. disassembled? at some point are we to put Chicken Little back together again? after le desgorgement some reassembly is required?

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>Apologies to tsuwm or anyone else if you are offended by the previous story's inconcinnity.

any ill effects felt from your story were immediately offset by your attempt to improve your Word Power.

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Happily, the feta cheese is to be eaten.

Which is a whole other ovine, if I recall correctly. I read an article in 1998 which stated that Greek law required feta to be at least 70% sheep's milk, with an allowance of up to 30% goat's milk.


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We were so young and innocent then! We thought there was an ultimate answer to the ultimate question. Now we understand chaos theory and smile sweetly as we recognise yet another cross cultural difference.

Yep. In other words, feta compli...


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Yep. In other words, feta compli...

Beautiful! May I plagiarise that? Not only is it a snappy pun, it's also a great way to show some of my acquaintance how to get closer to the correct pronunciation of fait accompli I just wih I could think of things like that!



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