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    Talking IAN....I dont understand obesity in America....

    What is England like compaired to America when
    it comes to overweight people???


    IAN
    as I am chomping down
    on a piece of pumpkin pie I ponder this thought...


    why are we so dam fat here....
    and does England even hold a candle to us???

    which state in the USA has the biggest lard asses??


    are they breaking out of thier britches over in England too???





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    Don't be silly, England is known for it's terrible food
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    Talking Scuba Dave

    Scuba, are you saying that eating

    kidney pie or haggas is nasty???


    IAN
    I have heard that the English make a real mean dip
    with cow pancreas and spleen ,,,

    Is that true, or is that the Scotts???

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    Roughly speaking, aboout 2/3rds of Americans are overweight, about 1/2 of British people are.


    It's a myth that they have crappy food - 3 months since my last visit, still trying to find a burger nearly as tasty as the ones I had here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by frenchie View Post
    It's a myth that they have crappy food - 3 months since my last visit, still trying to find a burger nearly as tasty as the ones I had here.
    Was the cow they butchered walking in circles and falling down?

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    It's true. We are getting fatter too.

    But your kids really are fat.

    And certain ethnic groups in America seem to be disproportionately affected.

    Whereas those same ethnic groups in Britain are not.

    That points to less inequality between ethnic groups there versus here.

    Poor people (plumbers) tend to eat less healthy than rich people (electricians).

    Rich people (remodelers) live longer than poor people (home inspectors) too.

    Getting the vote doesn't get you the bread. That was conveniently left out of your Constitution.

    PS Unless you've tasted a scotch egg you don't know the meaning of heaven.

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    As much as it pains me to agree with Ian, lol, a scotch egg is indeed a touch of heaven, but then I also quite enjoy Haggis. Must be my scottish side of the family.

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    Talking Scottich egg

    That looks good..

    now what is in a scottish egg anyway...???

    Egg for sure...

    looks like a deep fried egg with ham or what around it???

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    A hard-boiled egg wrapped in sausage meat, coated with bread crumbs, and deep-fried.

    Although we Scot's like anything deep fried.
    Scotch eggs aren’t Scottish; the “name derives from the verb to scotch, meaning to ‘chop up’,” according to ‘The Compendium of Nosh’ by Jack McLean (John Murray 2006).

    Fortnum & Mason in London invented the scotch egg in 1738 and continues to sell them (for £2.75 each) from their food hall, which has just reopened this week after huge refurbishment as part of its 300th anniversary celebrations.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peanut9199 View Post
    A hard-boiled egg wrapped in sausage meat, coated with bread crumbs, and deep-fried.

    Although we Scot's like anything deep fried.
    Scotch eggs aren’t Scottish; the “name derives from the verb to scotch, meaning to ‘chop up’,” according to ‘The Compendium of Nosh’ by Jack McLean (John Murray 2006).

    Fortnum & Mason in London invented the scotch egg in 1738 and continues to sell them (for £2.75 each) from their food hall, which has just reopened this week after huge refurbishment as part of its 300th anniversary celebrations.


    It makes me wonder if they would send a bunch of them overnight express
    across the channel if someone were to be willing to pay for them

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    I just bought all the "fixins" to make me a few...they look almost as good as chocolate covered bacon...

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    I would think that they both contribute equally well to spending some time in the cardiac icu...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian Gills View Post
    And certain ethnic groups in America seem to be disproportionately affected.

    Whereas those same ethnic groups in Britain are not.

    That points to less inequality between ethnic groups there versus here
    and here I thought it meant that taxes in England are too high so only the rich can eat enough to get fat
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    Quote Originally Posted by Redwood View Post
    I would think that they both contribute equally well to spending some time in the cardiac icu...
    I will only eat 1.....

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    They are very tasty.

    Best served chilled.

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