[LMB] Kosher

Jason Long sturmvogel66 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 2 00:22:28 GMT 2016


A lady across the hall from me died after her cigarette ignited her
bedding. I went in to the ruins of her living room the next morning and
smelled burnt pork, but not specifically bacon. Very sad, she'd crawled
into her bathroom for refuge before the smoke got her.

On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 6:38 PM, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:

> It's 'long pig' because the societies where anthropologists were studying
> the phenomenon tended to be forest-dwelling, and because of the relatively
> large similarities beween humans and porcines.  (I'm told that professional
> firefighters sometimes develop an aversion to the smell of frying bacon,
> because it triggers associations they don't wish to recall.)
>
> Regarding Cordelia's religiosity/spirituality:  as is the case with some
> other faiths, Christianity is defined in terms of community.  And even
> rational people often have a need for ritual.
>
> Matt "hmmm, bacon... shame I'm vegetarian" G.
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