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Jenny
137332.  Sun Jan 21, 2007 10:27 pm Reply with quote



Image source: http://www.parl.ns.ca/lobster/overview.htm

 
King of Quok
137343.  Mon Jan 22, 2007 2:29 am Reply with quote

"Just because the Almighty gave people a taste for lobsters doesn't mean he gave the lobsters a taste for being boiled alive."
St. Jessica of Fletcher, 'Hooray for Homicide'

 
Tas
137407.  Mon Jan 22, 2007 5:23 am Reply with quote

All hail Jenny, Queen Of The Lobsters (well, knowledge thereof).

I'd just like to point out that I am glad to the Nth degree that I am not a lobster.

The following is one particular reason amongst many:

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Because the teeth inside its stomach that grind its food are part of the exoskeleton, the lobster must pull out the lining of its throat, stomach and anus before it can be free of the old shell.


:-)

Tas

 
Frances
137610.  Mon Jan 22, 2007 10:09 am Reply with quote

But the best thing about lobsters is the taste.

 
Jenny
138061.  Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:30 am Reply with quote

Especially with melted butter, though that does detract from the 'healthy' aspect.

As for the inhumanity - no worse, IMHO, than any other animal killed to provide food for humans. Vegans can adopt the moral high ground on this one, of course.

 
samivel
138068.  Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:38 am Reply with quote

They're probably too tired to reach any sort of high ground.

 
gerontius grumpus
139631.  Sun Jan 28, 2007 9:47 am Reply with quote

The worst job that Peter Cook ever had...

 
Beep
191412.  Sun Jul 15, 2007 12:49 pm Reply with quote

The Yeti Lobster:



 

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