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OWL logo, Online Writing Lab, Purdue University.    
 
     
Sicilian ice-cream in a bread bun. A good solution to a local problem: the Mediterranean heat quickly melts the ice-cream, which is absorbed by the bread.
"Palermo, Sicily
Italy
A Fistful of Rice.
A Fistfull of Rice
Nepal
Claire Kathleen Roufs eating first food at 5 months.
Claire Kathleen Roufs
U.S.A.

Eating rat.
"Eating Rat At The New Year"
Vietnam
National Geographic
Desert People, boy eating "grub worm"
Desert People
Australia

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Weeks . . . 2a 2c 5b

What is longest word ever to appear in all of literature?

longest word

Answer



What would Willie Nelson's Last Supper be?
One what?

 Willie Nelson

  Answer



Week 2 Second Question

What were the American frontiersman Kit Carson's Last Words?

 This is the last picture of Carson, which was taken by photographer James Wallace Black two months before his death. The portrait was made around March 20, 1868 during Carson's visit to Boston with Ouray and Ute chiefs. The print is signed by Carson and is the largest extant photograph of him.

"This is the last picture of Carson, which was taken by photographer James Wallace Black two months before his death. The portrait was made around March 20, 1868 during Carson's visit to Boston with Ouray and Ute chiefs. The print is signed by Carson and is the largest extant photograph of him." -- Kit Carson, Wikipedia

Answer



Why, in Austria, is a Wiener schnitzel protected by law,
but a Weiner würst is not protected?

The Human Brain

Answer



The human brain encodes what three factors in processing nouns?

The Human Brain

Answer


How do you say "blueberry pie" in Ojibwa / Chippewa?

Woman and Blueberries, Parick DesJarlait, 1971

Woman and Blueberries.
Creator: Patrick DesJarlait (1912-1972)
Art Collection, Watercolor, 1971
Visual Resources Database
Minnesota Historical Society
Location No. AV1979.211 Negative No. 30610


  Answer

How many gallons of sap does it take to make one gallon of maple syrup?

Day's Place, Frozen Sap, Lake Mille Lacs, 1947

Day's Place, Frozen Sap, Lake Mille Lacs.
Creator: Monroe P. Killy
Photograph Collection, 1947
Visual Resources Database
Minnesota Historical Society
Location No. Collection I.69.202 Negative No.

Answer



If you had to eat a human, which body part should you pick first?



Photo by Paul Garnier/via Getty Images and PBS

 Answer



And after you have finished the first few bites, which parts would taste the best?

Human musculature

Human Musculature -- -- Quora (08 December 2017)




  What religious food prohibitions do Buddhists have?

Buddhist monks and nuns praying in the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple of Singapore
Wikimedia

 


  Food for Body and Spirit

Answer


 Chef President Obama

Commander-in-Chef

Answer

In what region of Italy
do Italians traditionally eat
spaghetti with meatballs?

(It's tricky, like eating long spaghetti with a fork.)

Spaghetti with meatballs


  Answer


What do Italian biscotti (biscotti di Prado) and German zwiebach have in common?

Bergischer Zwieback der Bergischen Kaffetafel in Radevormwald, Kottmannshausen 1.  
Biscotti
German zwiebach
Italian biscotti

 
Answer


Haagen-Dazs ice cream.

What does "Häagen-Dazs" mean?

  1. "Happy Days"
  2. "High Life"
  3. "Danish Delight"
  4. It's a Family Name
  5. Absolutely Nothing

Answer




Haagen-Dazs ice cream.

We are Nuts

“If cashews are not nuts,
and they irritate your skin much like poison ivy does,
what are they?”

Answer


What was the average consumption of potatoes per person in Ireland before the great potato famine of 1845?

Ireland Famine Memorial, Dublin

Answer



How big is a modern industrial fish trawler net compared to the UMD Administration Building?

Trawler in Skagen Harbor, northern Denmark.

Answer


Are you really what you eat?

Answer




How many pounds of anchovies
does it take to produce one pound of fish-farmed salmon?

Still Life with Anchovies, 1972, Antonio Sicurezza

Still Life with Anchovies, 1972
  Antonio Sicurezza

 Wikipedia

 Answer



How much water does it take to grow a hamburger?

cheezeburger

 Answer


How much water does it take to produce a chocolate bar?

Still Life with Anchovies, 1972, Antonio Sicurezza

 Answer




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--  Natalie Jacewicz, NPR, The Salt: What's on Your Plate (07July 2016)

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