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Topic: Meat-Fish

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    1. In countries where they don't eat chicken what do they say flesh tastes like? (Contributed by Don F.)
    2. Why do we call unsweet meat Sweetbreads? (Contributed by Don F.)
    3. Where do they get chicken fingers? (Contributed by Don F.)
    4. Why is there no ham in a hamburger? (Contributed by Don F.)
    5. Why can't you find fresh sardines in a fish market? (Contributed by Don F.)
    6. Why do we call a wiener in a bun a Hot Dog when it doesn't contain dog meat? (Contributed by Claire B.)
    7. If cows are born for free (a blessed act of nature) why does steak cost so much? (Contributed by Eldridge Scales)
    8. What exactly is a jumbo shrimp? (Contributed by Eldridge Scales)
    9. If we're not supposed to eat the animals how come they're made of meat? (Contributed by Jessica)
    10. Why do they call it 'chili' if it's hot? (Contributed by Julie's Place)
    11. Why does corned beef (and no other tinned food) come in such odd shaped tins? (Contributed by Don F.)
    12. Who ate the first oyster? For that matter who ate the first clam? And how did they know how to open them? (Contributed by W.J. Newhart)
    13. If the ham hangs out in the smokehouse where does the meat loaf? (Contributed by Jhines)
    14. Do you ever wonder what disease 'cured' ham had? (Contributed by Kelly Shattuck)
    15. Is it my imagination or do buffalo wings taste like chicken? (Contributed by Letitia Yao)
    16. Why is it that no matter how thin you slice it it's still baloney? (Contributed by J. Olson)
    17. If you have chicken at lunch and chicken again at dinner do you ever wonder if the two chickens knew each other? (Contributed by Jeff Register)
    18. Why do we call them Turkeys when they very rarely come from Turkey? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    19. What happens if it takes you longer than a minute to eat your minute steak? (Contributed by Jim Moore Jr.)
    20. How come we can't find any recipies at all for leftover lobster? (Contributed by Jim Moore Jr.)
    21. Why do some packages of raw meat have a notice enclosed that cautions you to wash your hands and anything else the meat touches with a germicidal soap? Isn't this the same way toxic waste is handled? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    22. Why do people say 'tuna fish'? They don't say 'beef mammal' do they? (Contributed by Robert Collins)
    23. Why do Americans call back bacon, Canadian bacon? (Contributed by Claire TheGoddess)
    24. How can there be such a thing as turkey 'ham'? (Contributed by John Lucas)
    25. If Kentucky Fried Chicken is so Finger Lickin' good why do they give you napkins? (Contributed by Don Bottorff)
    26. Just what animal do they make hot dogs out of? (Contributed by Rachel S.)
    27. Why is it that chicken is the only thing we eat before it is born and after it is dead? (Contributed by Grandma in Portland)
    28. How did the human species ever look at something like a lobster or sea cucumber and decide that it might be a good thing to eat? (Contributed by Damin Loi)
    29. Why is it that the closer you get to the sea, the dearer seafood gets? (Contributed by Steve)
    30. If pork is 'The Other White Meat', what was the first one? (Contributed by Will)
    31. Why do they tell you, at the fish market, that the fish are so good they don't taste fishy at all? (Contributed by Jim Morrissey)
    32. Why do many people think of fish as 'brain food'? (Contributed by MailBits.com)
    33. Why is hamburger steak also called 'Salisbury Steak'? (Contributed by Floyd Maxwell)
    34. What part of the chicken is the McNugget? (Contributed by Hoo R. Yoo)
    35. Why is there a cost for FREE range chicken or beef? (Contributed by Gary Parnham)
    36. Is pepperoni beef or pork? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    37. Why do Canadians call Canadian bacon ‘back bacon’? And if Canadians are so closely associated with back bacon, why is it that they eat the same amount of regular strip bacon for breakfast in the same overwhelming majority vs. Canadian bacon as any other country? (Contributed by Jack Pitts)
    38. How can they tell that twin lobsters are really twins? (Contributed by Alice)
    39. Why does sushi usually have way too much rice under it? (Contributed by BoB)
    40. Why do turkeys have both dark and white meat? (Contributed by Everyday Mysteries)
    41. Why is meat from a chicken just called chicken? Isn't meat from a cow called beef or veal? And meat from a pig called pork, ham or bacon? (Contributed by Pirate)
    42. Why is it that hamburgers should be eaten well done, but steaks are perfectly safe rare? (Contributed by F.S.Q.)
    43. Why do people have to ‘Bring Home the Bacon’? Could they bring Beef? (Contributed by Ralphie)
    44. Aren’t jokes about German sausage the wurst? (Contributed by Pat F.)
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