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Jul 7, 2022This week’s theme
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“I’m vegetarian with the exception that I still eat children.”
Cartoon: Dan Piraro
A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: One who follows a primarily vegetarian diet but occasionally consumes animal products.
adjective: Primarily but not completely vegetarian.
A blend of flexible + vegetarian. Earliest documented use: 1998.
“38% of American consumers said that they guzzle plant-based milk, but only 12% did so exclusively. The others were flexitarian, drinking both moo juice and the nutty or beany variety.”
Fake Moos; The Economist (London, UK); Oct 12, 2019.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Men rarely (if ever) managed to dream up a god superior to themselves. Most gods have the manners and morals of a spoiled child. -Robert A. Heinlein, science-fiction author (7 Jul 1907-1988)
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