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English 'beat French to frogs legs'

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 15 October 2013 - 04:01 PM

A major archaeological dig in Wiltshire has unearthed evidence of frogs legs being eaten in Britain, 8,000 years before France, it has been claimed.

The team, which consists of Mesolithic period experts, also found other types of food including salmon and nuts.


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Posted 15 October 2013 - 04:06 PM

I don't know that I would brag about that.  (eewwwww)

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Posted 15 October 2013 - 04:15 PM

I imagine that early humans ate whatever they could catch, no matter where they were...  The first human who ever ate a frog was probably the first human who ever got really hungry and was by a marsh...

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Posted 15 October 2013 - 05:18 PM

it's just a question of familiarity. people love to eat lobster now, but imagine how brave the first person had to be to say "yeah, i think i'll just chow down on this hideous sea insect".

i guess the gist of the article is that neolithic people ate a varied diet?

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