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April 18, 2010


An Australian publisher has had to pulp and reprint a cook-book after one recipe listed "salt and freshly ground black people" instead of black pepper.

(Thanks to Joe in Japan, Ralph and Horace LaBadie)


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Folks are upset, because they went out and spent all that money on a people mill, only to discover that it was a misprint.

Serve with a hearty Asian salad and Eskimo pie for dessert.

I'm all for a Mexican enchilada or a Cuban sandwich.

Don't forget, there's leftover Chinese in the fridge.

Sorry. I'm having a Greek Salad.

Be back soon. I'm going out for a couple of slices of Sicilian.

While you're there, bring back some Italian sausage. Can't wait to bite into one of those.

hm? oh, i'm still working on the dead kid in the freezer.


How 'bout a nice chianti and some fava beans to go with that??

Got milf?

gross oversight will insist on pepper, doh!

Anyone know how to make a White Russian?

Was the cookbook author Jeffrey Dahmer?

Well I wish I'd know that before that chatty and overly helpful waiter showed up with the peoplemill.

a White Russian:

take white wine, add a cup of flour..

let set until the sun don't set.

" ...why anyone would be offended, we don't know," head of publishing Bob Sessions is quoted as saying.

... with tongue in cheek, I hope!

My initial reaction was to excuse it on the grounds (har!) that "pepper" and "people" are hard to distinguish when transliterated into Japanese, but then I read Dave's intro a little more carefully.

Somethings been really eating at me.

if 'he' (Dave is trying to kill me) its working

*makes note to never eat at a bbq thrown by mud*

Finger sandwiches anyone?

How 'bout some Swedish (meat)balls.

I, for one, don't eat Chinese.

Or much of their cooking, for that matter.

I'm sure you'll be pleased to know that your library's cookery books will soon be considered cook books.

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Where's Al Sharpton in all of this?

'Freshly ground'? What about old ground people? Discrimination there too!

I was going to eat come French Fries but they surrendered and I just didn't have the heart after that.

can someone really live without a heartbeat?? the answer.. YES. how about without a heart... yes, as long as they have heart.

After college, I taught English in the People's Republic of China. A final exam to two of the more advanced students at another school was to carry on a conversation with a native speaker of English.

The first student passed with flying colors. The second student passed the test as well, but asked one last question:

When you cook, do you cook Chinese or American?

I moved the conversation to the taboo of cannibalism, which flustered the second student and amused the first student greatly. He rephrased the question to:

How do you cook yourself?

At the time, I had heat sensitivity in both hands. Now, I would answer the question differently.

I think the student is now in charge of the Yuan-Dollar exchange rate.

Cannibals won't eat divorcees.

They're bitter.

>>'Freshly ground'?<<

Customer: Waiter, this coffee tastes like dirt.

Waiter: That's strange... It was just ground this morning.

Soylent black?

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