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#1 Keith_W

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Posted 11 September 2013 - 09:13 PM

I haven't seen a jokes thread on eG, so to cut down on the seriousness a little I thought I would start a thread on food funnies :)

I'll kick off with this video on Youtube, about "crimes against Braai":

http://www.youtube.c...T2ZGLliuuQ#t=61

 


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Posted 12 September 2013 - 08:30 PM

Nice, Keith.

 

I'd been thinking along similar, lighten-the-mood lines.  From the 'lost in translation' files, here's a sign near my local supermarket.  Thing is, I know exactly what they mean ...

 

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#3 pastameshugana

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Posted 12 September 2013 - 08:50 PM

Our first week living in Bangalore, we took the kids to a great steak place called The Only Place. The kids got quite a laugh when the waiter asked if we wanted 'wedgies' with our steak.
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#4 lesliec

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Posted 14 September 2013 - 08:15 PM

Bacon.jpg

 

Bacon.  Contains meat.

 

Who'da thought?


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#5 jonwig100

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 04:38 AM

UK members will probably have seen the BBC TV series 'Masterchef', featuring ultra-competitive would-be chefs who are driven to produce perfection in an atmosphere filled with tension.

Like this ...

 


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#6 dcarch

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Posted 20 September 2013 - 02:19 PM

Here is one, hope to give you an extra smile for today.*

 

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#7 Ashen

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Posted 20 September 2013 - 05:09 PM

when  I saw the MC video I thought it was the buttery biscuit base remix .   for those that havn't seen it. 

 


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Posted 20 September 2013 - 05:18 PM

Enjoying

To each his own: http://www.gocomics....18#.UjzlkIasifM

and like some humans making a gastronomic mountain out of a molehill: http://www.gocomics....19#.UjzmuIasifM
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#9 Tri2Cook

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Posted 20 September 2013 - 06:10 PM

One of my favorites...


It's kinda like wrestling a gorilla... you don't stop when you're tired, you stop when the gorilla is tired.

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Posted 20 September 2013 - 09:50 PM

I think this series is quite good, myself...I also think the girl is quite cute, for some reason...


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#11 Ashen

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Posted 20 September 2013 - 11:17 PM

omg.. I can't stop watching those episodes.. the my drunk chicken episode is my fav so far


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#12 Dakki

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 01:15 PM

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#13 Dakki

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 07:45 PM

I think this series is quite good, myself...I also think the girl is quite cute, for some reason...

 

 

This is the best. Thanks for linking it.

For some reason I feel like I'm watching outtakes from Veronica Mars?


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#14 Panaderia Canadiense

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Posted 22 September 2013 - 06:22 AM

This is one I actually keep in my phone's memory banks to play for the annoying holier than thou vegans I encounter.

 


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Posted 28 September 2013 - 05:38 PM

Seems like we need another funnies.*

 

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Posted 29 September 2013 - 03:44 AM

A 'spillehal' is a game arcade, not what you'd generally describe as a cosy or welcoming place. However, this one, at least, does have what strikes me as a charmingly Danish (and fairly amusing) take on the whole concept: the sign at the bottom (Altid kaffe på kanden samt kage/brød) notes that there is always a pot of coffee and cake/bread.

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Posted 29 September 2013 - 09:48 PM

Feed the fish...

Get Fuzzy, part 1

Get Fuzzy, part 2

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Calvin, on vegetables


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Gene Weingarten, writing in The Washington Post about online news stories and their readers' comments: "I basically like 'comments,' though they can seem a little jarring: spit-flecked rants that are appended to a product that at least tries for a measure of objectivity and dignity. It's as though when you order a sirloin steak, it comes with a side of maggots."

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 07:28 PM

These are two of our favorite mockumentary food related webisodes.

 

Posh Nosh (English)

 

 

and

 

Audrey's Kitchen (Australia)

 

 

 


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Posted 01 November 2013 - 11:02 AM

Excellent - I love a bit of food humour.

 

I posted an example on my blog yesterday - not for the easily offended.  

 

http://www.thecriticalcouple.co.uk/


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Posted 01 November 2013 - 11:58 AM

Got a big kick out of this one  ...  


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Posted 28 November 2013 - 07:48 PM

Happy Thanksgiving all!

 

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Posted 01 April 2014 - 11:23 AM

The lobster rebellion

'. . . .I believe that Mother Nature gave us eyes because she did not want us to eat this type of food. Mother Nature clearly intended for us to get our food from the "patty" group, which includes hamburgers, fish sticks and McNuggets -- foods that have had all of their organs safely removed in someplace far away such as Nebraska. . . .'

(Dave Barry, Miami Herald, 28 January 1996 and  31 March 2014)


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#23 Anna N

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Posted 02 April 2014 - 06:13 AM

The lobster rebellion
'. . . .I believe that Mother Nature gave us eyes because she did not want us to eat this type of food. Mother Nature clearly intended for us to get our food from the "patty" group, which includes hamburgers, fish sticks and McNuggets -- foods that have had all of their organs safely removed in someplace far away such as Nebraska. . . .'
(Dave Barry, Miami Herald, 28 January 1996 and  31 March 2014)


Excellent! Thanks for the link. Won't put me off lobster though. But he's so right about oysters!
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Posted 02 April 2014 - 07:56 AM

In 1995, David Foster Wallace took on an assignment from Harper's to write about a voyage on a Carribean cruise ship. The article was published in 1996 as "Shipping Out." It was later retitled as "A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again", as the title essay in his 1997 collection. As might be expected, there are several passages about food and dining. Here's just one footnote (DFW was fond of footnotes):

 

 

This is counting the Midnight Buffet, which tends to be a kind of lamely lavish Theme-slash-Costume-Partyish thing, w/Theme-related foods -- Oriental, Carribean, Tex-Mex -- and which I plan in this essay to mostly skip except to say that Tex-Mex night out by the pools featured what must have been a seven-foot-high ice sculpture of Pancho Villa that spent the whole party dripping onto the mammoth sombrero of Tibor, Table 64's beloved and extremely cool Hungarian waiter, whose contract forces him on Tex-Mex night to wear a serape and a straw sombrero with a 17" radius and to dispense Four Alarm chili from a steam table placed right underneath an ice sculpture, and whose pink and birdlike face on occasions like this expressed a combination of mortification and dignity that seem somehow to sum up the whole plight of postwar Eastern Europe.

 

Essay, part one   Essay, part two

 

And to echo Dave Barry's article referenced in Mjx's post, Wallace wrote a piece in 2004 for Gourmet -- "Consider the Lobster" -- which begins with the Maine Lobster Festival, and the eating of lobsters in general, then turns to the ethics involved in storing and killing lobsters. There's not much overt humor in the article, but he gets in a few good zingers, such as:

 

 

In fact, one obvious project of the MLF, and of its omnipresently sponsorial Maine Lobster Promotion Council, is to counter the idea that lobster is unusually luxe or rich or unhealthy or expensive, suitable only for effete palates or the occasional blow-the-diet treat. It is emphasized over and over in presentations and pamphlets at the Festival that Maine lobster meat has fewer calories, less cholesterol, and less saturated fat than chicken.*

 

*Then, in a footnote (!), he writes: Of course, the common practice of dipping the lobster meat in melted butter torpedoes all these happy fat-specs, which none of the Council’s promotional stuff ever mentions, any more than potato-industry PR talks about sour cream and bacon bits.


Gene Weingarten, writing in The Washington Post about online news stories and their readers' comments: "I basically like 'comments,' though they can seem a little jarring: spit-flecked rants that are appended to a product that at least tries for a measure of objectivity and dignity. It's as though when you order a sirloin steak, it comes with a side of maggots."

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#25 Anna N

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Posted 02 April 2014 - 05:36 PM

Only in Canada you say? Perhaps someone could have called an air ambulance to get this lobster home? A lobster? C'mon you're kidding right?


http://www.680news.c...et-flight-home/
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#26 Anna N

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 05:14 AM

Well the lobster has truly "gone home".


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