January 27, 2001
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Like the rest of Europe, Germany is going through a histrionic BSE scare. So Germans switched to sausage and pork. And then they were told pork contains anabolic steroids. So they switched to venison. And then they were told it might have BSE too. So the Germans, who hate veggies, are starting to "starve." And raid zoos for meat. Hey, where'd all this paté come from?
posted by aaron (5 comments total)
I knew the time would come when my dream would be realized....just think of the name, up in lights....

"Daryl's Lizard Feet And Squirrel Meat Emporium"

(sobbing) Thank you, Mad Cow Disease, thank you......

posted by Optamystic at 3:49 AM on January 28, 2001

A fairly good starting page for information about BSE and CJD is the Mad Cow Disease Home Page. Don't let the peculiar name put you off.
posted by adrianhon at 5:34 AM on January 28, 2001

Anybody who thinks BSE is a 'new' disease and is restricted
to Europe is probly 10 feet tall , lives in Australia, lays
these HUGE delicious eggs, and has a lot of sand in their
hair .
posted by ojsbuddy at 9:05 AM on January 28, 2001

Fool! Everyone knows Leprechauns are extinct!
posted by sonofsamiam at 12:04 PM on January 28, 2001

Yet another news story that resembles an Onion story. Shudder.
posted by dhartung at 12:58 PM on January 28, 2001

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