Cul de Sac by Richard Thompson for July 16, 2022

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    Templo S.U.D.  5 months ago

    a good source of protein bugs are

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    Wilde Bill  5 months ago

    Another reason to hate raisins.

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    JudasPeckerwood  5 months ago

    It’s definitely the raisins.

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    PoodleGroomer  5 months ago

    Are they raisins, or dried flies?

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    gbars70  5 months ago

    Hey, the Cul de Sac TV talk show is on the air with Alice offering a topic for discussion, Beni, the moderator of course, with legs suitably crossed, and Dill trying hard to come up with a serious take on the subject but floundering instead into comic relief…

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    jmolay161  5 months ago

    This silly conversation is just Petey’s way of wasting Alice’s time as revenge for her face-attacking Alien plant. Plus, Petey is a known incorrigible food-o-phobic.

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    bxclent  Premium Member 5 months ago

    smash them puppies up and stick them in stuff …..why waste

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    einarbt  5 months ago

    How on earth did they come up with that figure? Sure Attenborough has made up for my low average – but then again I like raisins – hum.

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    johndifool  5 months ago

    Fig Newtons.

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    gcarlson  5 months ago

    Jain extremists wear face masks so that they don’t accidentally kill insects by breathing them in, they’re so pro-life.

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    Dani Rice  5 months ago

    Eldest Daughter, the Republican, has been ranting about food shortages and how Nicole Kidman wants us all to eat bugs. I shot her off a list of places where eating bugs is quite common. She sent me another rant. I have no idea where this kid came from!

    https://tinyurl.com/5n6c8p8b

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    MS72  5 months ago

    FDA allows a tiny amount of bug parts in our food. It’s all cooked, so no big deal.

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    dsatvoinde Premium Member 5 months ago

    Well, there is reportedly an “acceptable amount of bug parts” (among other things) in food in the FDA guidelines.

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    Keith McCormack Premium Member 5 months ago

    See, now dill knows what he’s talking about.

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    Huckleberry Hiroshima  5 months ago

    At 5 I was pranked into believing that the black dots in a cut banana were from a spider trying to walk across it and losing some of its legs.

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    uniquename  5 months ago

    In 7th grade, I had a biology teacher who would show us how other cultures ate chocolate covered ants and grasshopper heads. He’d have a beaker of chocolate up front and show grasshopper heads on a towel and he would dip them. Then he told us that he’d done some earlier and invited us to try them. A few brave kids did and said they kind of tasted like chocolate covered raisins (which, of course, is what they were). The rest of us started to take them from the teacher’s hand and from the table. At the end, some said the heads were also kind of crunchy. Our teacher smiled and said that raisins weren’t crunchy. Several students turned an interesting shade of green.

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    diskus Premium Member 5 months ago

    I think i ate more than that during my last mosquito season hike

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    trainnut1956  5 months ago

    If they go crunch, they weren’t raisins.

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    Detroit Dan Premium Member 5 months ago

    It’s likely more if you ride a bike

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    fuzzybritches  5 months ago

    The saying in our family (used after kids complained about getting dirt in a picnic sandwich) was, “You eat a peck of dirt in your life. (Get over it.)”

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    sandflea  5 months ago

    HA!!! Dill thinks those things are raisins.

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    joannesshadow  5 months ago

    My grandfather once ate a slice of apple pie after he realized that what he thought was cinnamon was really little red ants.

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    djones  5 months ago

    Figs have dead female fig wasps in them. It’s the way it has to be; neither figs or fig wasps can survive without each other, and burrowing into the fig flower (a one-way trip) is how the female pollinates it. The resulting fig fruit mostly digests the dead wasp, but…it’s not perfect. But contrary to popular belief, the crunch of a fig is not the wasps, it’s the seeds….mostly.

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    6turtle9  5 months ago

    Dill speaks the truth! Raisins are a plot to get us to eat more bugs! Down with raisins!

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    asrialfeeple  5 months ago

    They’re raisin us to eat bugs.

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    Sisyphos  5 months ago

    Nah, kids. They hide the bugs in the bushel of dirt that my Grandma said everyone eats before they die….

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