corned beef or bacon? (was RE: Hijacked... Re: [thechat] Fighter plane's laser may blind civ ilians)

aardvark roselli at
Wed Jul 31 09:59:01 CDT 2002

> From: Joel Canfield <joel at>
> 'bacon' from Old High German; I knew an old, high, German once, but
> that's another story) and generally fried 'til it's crisp. It's rarely


> the main part of a meal; usually two or three pitiful little strips
> next to a huge pile of scrambled eggs or something. Unless you're my
> son Brendan, who, for his middle school graduation present, requested
> a footlong Subway BLT with triple bacon.

your son Brendan is a very smart lad...

> Canadian bacon is cut from the loin, and is lean, not fatty like US
> bacon.

mclean and i had a discussion very much like this over a pile of
bacon in niagara falls, ontario...

i take bacon to mean strips, and canadian bacon to mean patties...

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