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Still Waters

World's oldest cheese found - on mummies

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Vintage Gouda may be aged for five years, some cheddar for a decade. They're both under-ripe youngsters compared with yellowish clumps – found on the necks and chests of Chinese mummies – now revealed to be the world's oldest cheese.

http://www.usatoday....cheese/5776373/

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:PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR:

I'm not gonna lie. When I read the title, I was thinking of something completely different. Ewww.

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BiffSplitkins

And guess who's hungry?

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Eldorado

*throws pizza in bin*

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Dumpnuts

The headline to the right of this article reads "What's inside the Oscar Swag bag?" I think they might be hinting at some 3500 year old cheese. Don't worry Hollywood. It's Lactose-Free.

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coolguy

I wonder if somebody tasted it lol.as long as its not from under cheese its ok lol

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thedutchiedutch

Nice, was just about to eat some Gouda. Think I'll pass for tonight.

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Hawkin

Limburger Cheese was good for putting on manifolds of cars. :w00t:stink

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Grandpa Greenman

I want to be buried with cheese, you never know when you want a snack.

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moonshadow60

Cheese is not all that pleasant to be around when it is fresh. I can't even imagine how unpleasant it would be at 3600 years old.

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HawkLord

I wonder if they found any crackers to go with the cheese too.

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atom2084

Dear China,

Please separate this cheese and disperse it evenly amongst your entire population as soon as possible.

Thank you.

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ancient astronaut

And guess who's hungry?

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Yeah, he eats some gross ****.
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alfonso

it might be knob cheese

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Leonardo

I'll invite some archaeologists over to investigate my fridge. I'm fairly certain they'll find some cheese in there to beat this record. :mellow:

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ineffectiveArtist

Ha. Things grow better with age. Save for cheese, apparently.

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Imaginarynumber1

Mmmm... mummy cheese.

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PersonFromPorlock

I'm torn between calling it 'Headcheese' or 'Gamalost'. As for Limburger, nothing that hasn't already been through the digestive system should smell like that.

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Duchess Gummybuns

I'm not even gonna make a "cut the cheese" joke.

It would smell really bad.

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Hawkin

I think his cheese slid off his cracker.-The Green Mile

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FizzPuff

Sounds tasty :D I'd try it!

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