Re: unnatural food acts (was NANFA-- ling?)

Mike Bessert (
Wed, 13 Mar 2002 06:18:32 -0800

on 3/12/02 5:56 PM, at IndyEsox at wrote:

> << I still wonder what could have inspired that first person who ate an
> oyster! >>

...or perhaps a dare. When I was an undergrad, I had a prof that dared me
to eat a chiton (during a marine bio course down in Cancun). Of course, I
couldn't back down from his challenge, so... after MANY attempts, I plucked
one off the rocks, scooped it out with my thumb, rinsed it in the saltwater,
and ate it. It didn't taste too bad and was kind of crunchy - like a

- Mike Bessert
Lincoln, NE
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