Posts tagged ‘cheese’

October 21, 2019

WE WIN!!!

by allthoughtswork

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Oregon’s Rogue River Blue Cheese just kicked 3,472 cheese’s asses at the 2019 World Cheese Awards! We’re the best cheese in the world!

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May 30, 2018

2018 Cheese Chasing Competitors

by duncanr

Cooper’s Hill in the Cotswolds, south west England, is the site of an annual competition in which folk hurl themselves down – [staying on their feet is not an option] – the 200 metre, steep 1:2 gradient slope in pursuit of a 4kg round of cheese rolled from the top of the hill to the bottom

the cheese can achieve a speed of 40+ mph(65 km/h) – [the folk, not so much] – and reaches the bottom in better shape than its pursuers

October 29, 2015

Emmental, Watson

by duncanr

this would-be thief did not think through his plan to rob a local Tesco caerphilly enough – http://tinyurl.com/ohlbfrm

sherlock on trail of cheese thief

July 12, 2013

“Sweet dreams are made of cheese….”

by NobblySan

Eurythmics-Sweet-Dreams-91-3992It’s official folks: The Euryhthmics song is the the most likely to get you crooning (or screeching in Julie’s case) along with the wrong lyrics.

Full details, and plenty of other examples can be found here.

Of all the hundreds of comments on this Beeb article, this fantastic piece of wit (I said ‘wit’ for fuck’s sake…) is easily the best…………….

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December 11, 2012

Fornicating Fungi in Cheese

by duncanr

suspicious miceFood preferences, esp food aversions, are a funny thing. Some aversions, for instance have a logical basis behind them and one can see such a mechanism may have conferred an evolutionary advantage to an individual

Food can be poisonous. It makes sense then when encountering a new food to treat it with suspicion. Rats have a very strong neophobia (which makes it very difficult to poison them). This is just as well because . . .

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January 11, 2012

The Ballad Of Worral Thompson

by duncanr

For those unfamiliar with British TV programmes, Anthony Worral Thompson is/was a ‘celebrity’ chef.

He has been in the news this past week, not for his culinary skills, however, but because he was caught nicking cheese and wine from a Tesco store

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