True to his adapted monicker, Jon Swift pens delightful satire indeed. Witness his proposals for better names for US government agencies.
What to do when there’s a ketchup emergency. And more on that condiment. And how to make an Orange Julius. Also, Emperor Constantine, apparently, banned sausages as harmful to Catholicism. And finally, this delightful opening sentence:
In an act that still has cows very afraid, some American a few generations ago thought it would be a great idea to take the dairy product known as cheese and beat it into submission.
Another good read: Calos Celdran on the mestizaje.
Stuff from the sea: save the sturgeon. Eat Avruga. A review on its taste. And read The Lobster Blog, on the secret lives of lobsters. There’s a particularly fascinatingly gruesome entry on new technology that allows a lobster to be extracted from its shell virtually intact (with photos!).