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    Good News for Olympics

    Breaking news out of Manila:
    Beijing restaurants told to nix dog meat from menus during August Olympics

    http://www.gmanews.tv/story/106475/B...ugust-Olympics
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    I've seen Chinese restaurants serving snakes, squirrels, frogs, shark's fins aside from dog meat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jessicasimpson View Post
    Breaking news out of Manila:
    Beijing restaurants told to nix dog meat from menus during August Olympics

    http://www.gmanews.tv/story/106475/B...ugust-Olympics
    Then who can I get to wok my dog?

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    gahahahaha.. goood old manila! *sighs* I know her well...

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    Quote Originally Posted by yazzywazzy View Post
    I've seen Chinese restaurants serving snakes, squirrels, frogs, shark's fins aside from dog meat.
    Hey, I've had snake in China... not too bad actually. The odd part was walking into the restaurant and seeing the "snake tank." Some how, lobsters are much more appealing in that position.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jessicasimpson View Post
    Breaking news out of Manila:
    Beijing restaurants told to nix dog meat from menus during August Olympics

    http://www.gmanews.tv/story/106475/B...ugust-Olympics

    I still wouldn't buy "leather" while there…
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    Quote Originally Posted by jessicasimpson View Post
    Breaking news out of Manila:
    Beijing restaurants told to nix dog meat from menus during August Olympics
    Well, as long as they continue to serve cat meat I'm good.

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    Mmm.... cat meat. Tastes like chicken.
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    Quote Originally Posted by edew View Post
    Mmm.... cat meat. Tastes like chicken.
    And chicken tastes of humans.
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    Quote Originally Posted by telkanuru View Post
    And chicken tastes of humans.
    Note To Self: Always refuse telkanuru's offer to "come over for dinner."

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    But I bake the worst pies in London!
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    Quote Originally Posted by piste off View Post
    Then who can I get to wok my dog?

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    Just another reason for me to skip these Olympics...and wait for London.

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    Because, of course, the English are well known for their cooking. Especially breakfast (laughing).

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    Just hop the Channel for a quick meal!
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    Quote Originally Posted by telkanuru View Post
    Just hop the Channel for a quick meal!
    Will you have to Sing for your supper?
    Use the Shift key, people! Keyboard manufacturers everywhere are ineffably saddened when you ignore what they made just for you!

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    Beijing restaurants told to nix dog meat from menus during August Olympics
    Nonsense. Just ask for "Pound cake"...


    (credit to Leno)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Allen Evans View Post
    Because, of course, the English are well known for their cooking. Especially breakfast (laughing).

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    At least I won't expect dog for breakfast...maybe bowl of cold greul and a muffin.

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    Or maybe the worst meat pie in London.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crquack View Post
    Nonsense. Just ask for "Pound cake"...


    (credit to Leno)
    Or cur-ry.
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