No Food Says Fun Like 'Happy Crak' Popcorn!
November 26, 2003 7:19 AM   Subscribe

Rude Food - from that old English classic spotted dick to more unusual offerings like bum bum bananas, Erektus energy drink, and Prick potato crisps, here's a wonderful collection of worldwide food items that bring out the giggling 12-year-old boy in all of us.
posted by anastasiav (9 comments total)
I had Sorbits when I was in Denmark.
posted by Frasermoo at 8:04 AM on November 26, 2003

My fav has always been Mr. Brain's Faggots.
posted by moonbird at 8:05 AM on November 26, 2003

Calpis drink, which seems to have been renamed for at least the US market and is now called Calpico. Anyway the concentrate is. It will always be (call-piss) to me though.
posted by lobakgo at 10:08 AM on November 26, 2003

Pocari sweat - (selflinkQT) and plopp are the funniest ones to me. (though spotted dick is right up there!)
posted by dabitch at 10:43 AM on November 26, 2003

Head cheese.
posted by JanetLand at 10:55 AM on November 26, 2003

Only because he doesn't get linked enough here at MeFi:
Naughty Foods
and yes, he links to Rude Food too
posted by Fezboy! at 11:14 AM on November 26, 2003

Up until about 1990, one could buy "Darkie" brand toothpaste in Hong Kong, complete with a Sambo-like character depicted on the tube. This was changed to "Darlie" (how clever) due to protests.

There was a story about a candy bar being test-marketed in Japan called Snatch. It was, umm, snatched away from the market at the last minute.

I remember a billboard in Japan put up by the American Cattleman's Association that read "Let's Meet American Meat."

posted by adamrice at 11:15 AM on November 26, 2003

posted by damclean2 at 12:00 PM on November 26, 2003

"darkie" toothpaste is just wrong......
posted by dabitch at 4:05 PM on November 26, 2003

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