[LMB] OT: Language

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Fri Aug 9 08:04:53 BST 2019


"Catholics can eat rats on Fridays."

Good news for sailors in the old days!

On Fri, Aug 9, 2019 at 12:21 AM Sharon Micenko <wembleyware at gmail.com>
wrote:

> > --
> > I was wondering the same thing. But it won't have ANY hooves, so isn't
> there the chance that vat meat will be classified as a vegetable?
> > It seems to me I read somewhere about some odd classifications ofcertain
> foods, either by Jewish people, or possibly by Catholics backwhen they were
> much pickier about their dietary laws. I can't bring upeven a smidgen of
> which animals they might have been. #FridayBrainFog.
> > Micki
>
> Catholics can eat rats on Fridays. Because they have a scaly tail they
> were classified as fish...
>
> Sharon
>
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