[LMB] OT: Language

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Fri Aug 9 05:16:20 BST 2019


In "The R Strain" some scientists came up with a ruminant pig.  Since it
split its hoof and chewed cud, they wanted to know if the meat from it was
kosher.  They asked a rabbi.  Hilarity Ensued.

On Thu, Aug 8, 2019 at 11:13 PM Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com>
wrote:

> From: Sylvia McIvers <sylviamcivers at gmail.com>
>
> Kosher meat has split hoof + chew cud.
> Pigs are unique in having the outer but not inner sign.
> Remove the split hoof, and  yes it is still unclean.
> Perhaps there was a slightly different plot twist?
> Sylvia
>
> Gwynne: Vat meat can't chew cud; does that mean it won't be kosher?
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