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The longest smoked sausage ever made was in Bucharest. The sausage was 392 meters long, and weighed over one ton. It was prepared by 25 cold cut workers from Pitesti, on behalf of the Romanian capitol.

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Now that's cool! I wonder how it tasted....probably pretty darn good!
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Originally posted by Hoser Hoser wrote:

In the United States, a pound of potato chips costs 200 times more than a pound of potatoes.

Time to get out the deep fryer???
Friggen scary isn't it? And yet in this recesion they still sell like crazy!
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Celery is the perfect diet food. You actually burn more calories chewing it than you receive from it.
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I've heard that before, but it never seemed to work for me. Must have been the peanut butter or gobs of blue cheese dip I used to mask the taste!
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It takes one hour and 45 minutes to hard boil the average ostrich egg. (3 pounds)
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I have always wanted to try an ostrich egg....fried. Heard lots about them, heard they taste great...have you? I know Fred Flinstone always had a huge egg for breakfast and even as a kid thought it would be ostrich.
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Hot dogs were first served in a bun at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in 1904.


Anton Feuchtwanger, a Bavarian concessionaire, used to contribute gloves to each buyer to keep their hands clean. Many customers would not return the gloves and he would often run out. Feuchtwanger asked his brother-in-law, a baker, for more gloves. However, he came up with the idea to serve rolls to fit the meat.

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Excellent!
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This is cool stuff Hoser! I knew about the celary, but admit I still hate the taste of it plan.
The hotdog trivia is cool as heck and makes perfect sence if you think about it. Mother of invention saying you know?
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And Rivit I had ostrich egg once in a diner in AZ. Scambled. It was very good. very rich and great flavor.
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The world record for eating baked beans is 8.4 pounds in 2 minutes, 47 seconds.
The record is held by Sonya Thomas of Alexandria, Virginia.
Sonya is 41 years old, and weighs 109 pounds.
She lives alone in Alexandria Gee....I wonder why???
You think maybe she topped it off with a nightcap of pickled eggs and beer? LOL

 
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The thunderous sound of music she must have slept under that night!
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yowza!
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YIKES!Sick
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What do they do with the rest of the seal?
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Originally posted by Hoser Hoser wrote:

In the state of Massachusetts, it is illegal for any mourner at a wake to eat more than three sandwiches.

Must be a Ted Law, It ruin's your buzz! ;)~
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Sago beetle grubs (Papua New Guinea): Some tribespeople consider these bugs delicious. Then again, many of the same folks eat a lot of sago pulp (the inside of a palm tree). After months of eating tree innards, perhaps one would relish a roasted bug.

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The largest living organism ever found is a honey mushroom, Armillaria ostoyae. It covers 3.4 square miles of land in the Blue Mountains of eastern Oregon, and it's still growing.
It spreads underground by sending out rhizomorphs (below, left) and only occasionally is visible above ground.
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that's pretty incredible. i never would have thought that a fungi would be the largest living organism, but i guess that makes sense!
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