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The Fat of the Land

Posted By on 04.07.10 at 09:30 AM

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Philadelphia Repository and Weekly Register, March 20, 1802. No way am I buying that ants-dried-in-smoke story. I could see that as a condiment, but never a staple. The "fat earth" story makes sense if the Otamaguas were unhurried cannibal epicures who'd developed a taste for adipocere. Maybe they had a technique for cultivating the stuff?

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