IAN....I dont understand obesity in America....

Discussion in 'Computers and Stuff' started by Master Plumber Mark, Dec 25, 2009.

  1. What is England like compaired to America when
    it comes to overweight people???


    IAN
    as I am chomping down
    on a piece of pumpkin pie I ponder this thought...


    why are we so dam fat here....
    and does England even hold a candle to us???

    which state in the USA has the biggest lard asses??


    are they breaking out of thier britches over in England too???




  2. Scuba_Dave

    Scuba_Dave Extreme DIY Homeowner

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    Don't be silly, England is known for it's terrible food ;)
  3. Scuba Dave

    Scuba, are you saying that eating

    kidney pie or haggas is nasty???


    IAN
    I have heard that the English make a real mean dip
    with cow pancreas and spleen ,,,

    Is that true, or is that the Scotts???
  4. frenchie

    frenchie Jack of all trades

    Roughly speaking, aboout 2/3rds of Americans are overweight, about 1/2 of British people are.


    It's a myth that they have crappy food - 3 months since my last visit, still trying to find a burger nearly as tasty as the ones I had here.
  5. Redwood

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    Was the cow they butchered walking in circles and falling down?:eek:
  6. Ian Gills

    Ian Gills Senior Robin Hood Guy

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    It's true. We are getting fatter too.

    But your kids really are fat.

    And certain ethnic groups in America seem to be disproportionately affected.

    Whereas those same ethnic groups in Britain are not.

    That points to less inequality between ethnic groups there versus here.

    Poor people (plumbers) tend to eat less healthy than rich people (electricians).

    Rich people (remodelers) live longer than poor people (home inspectors) too.

    Getting the vote doesn't get you the bread. That was conveniently left out of your Constitution.

    PS Unless you've tasted a scotch egg you don't know the meaning of heaven.

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    Last edited: Dec 26, 2009
  7. wmills

    wmills New Member

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    As much as it pains me to agree with Ian, lol, a scotch egg is indeed a touch of heaven, but then I also quite enjoy Haggis. Must be my scottish side of the family.
  8. Scottich egg

    That looks good..

    now what is in a scottish egg anyway...???

    Egg for sure...

    looks like a deep fried egg with ham or what around it???
  9. Peanut9199

    Peanut9199 Customer Service Manager Plumbing Wholesale

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    A hard-boiled egg wrapped in sausage meat, coated with bread crumbs, and deep-fried.

    Although we Scot's like anything deep fried.
    Scotch eggs aren’t Scottish; the “name derives from the verb to scotch, meaning to ‘chop up’,†according to ‘The Compendium of Nosh’ by Jack McLean (John Murray 2006).

    Fortnum & Mason in London invented the scotch egg in 1738 and continues to sell them (for £2.75 each) from their food hall, which has just reopened this week after huge refurbishment as part of its 300th anniversary celebrations.
  10. do they overnight them UPS??



    It makes me wonder if they would send a bunch of them overnight express
    across the channel if someone were to be willing to pay for them
  11. Cass

    Cass Plumber

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    I just bought all the "fixins" to make me a few...they look almost as good as chocolate covered bacon...
  12. Redwood

    Redwood Master Plumber

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    I would think that they both contribute equally well to spending some time in the cardiac icu... :rolleyes:
  13. Scuba_Dave

    Scuba_Dave Extreme DIY Homeowner

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    and here I thought it meant that taxes in England are too high so only the rich can eat enough to get fat ;)
  14. Cass

    Cass Plumber

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    I will only eat 1.....
  15. Ian Gills

    Ian Gills Senior Robin Hood Guy

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    They are very tasty.

    Best served chilled.
  16. Scuba_Dave

    Scuba_Dave Extreme DIY Homeowner

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    What about the shell?
    Or do you hard boil it 1st, peel it then deep dry ?
  17. Ian Gills

    Ian Gills Senior Robin Hood Guy

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    No deep frying necessarily required.

    Boil an egg.

    Shell it.

    Cover it with sausage meat.

    Top with bread crumbs and then bake or fry or do whatever.

    Dave is evidently better at DIY than in the kitchen.

    The plumbing equivalent would be leaving the wrapper on the valve before soldering it.
  18. Redwood

    Redwood Master Plumber

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    I learned long ago never assume....

    When I was stationed at Keesler AFB in Biloxi, MS the dining halls often serve the local fare...

    Seeing as we were in the home town of Bubba Gump breaded shrimp was served...

    However, no where in the specs for the breaded shrimp did it say the shrimp was to be shelled before being coated with bread...

    In fact knowing the Air Force they would have rejected the breaded shrimp if it had been shelled for not meeting the specs....:rolleyes:
  19. Scuba_Dave

    Scuba_Dave Extreme DIY Homeowner

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    I have a wife.....:D.............I don't cook much
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