1001 Horrible Facts by Anne Rooney

By Anne Rooney

Obtained a thirst for wisdom of all issues nasty? Then this yuckopedia’s for you! A staff of caricature characters publications you thru a ceremonial dinner of festering proof so terrible they’re demanding to believe.
Featuring gross truths in regards to the human physique, nutrients, animals, historical past, technological know-how, or even global files in horribleness, it’s a true schooling in all issues rotten . . . input ye now not, these of a susceptible structure . . .

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You then crack the skull and scoop the brains out with fingers and fork. ECA6087C-5717-411 -85E9-72349D E15C2 In Hungary, scrambled eggs are fried up with the blood from a freshly slaughtered pig. Some prisoners have big appetites. Richard Beavers, executed in Texas in 1994, ate for his last meal: 6 pieces of French toast with butter and syrup, 6 barbecued spare ribs, 6 pieces of bacon (burnt), 4 scrambled eggs, 5 sausage patties, French fries with ketchup, 3 slices of cheese, 2 pieces of yellow cake with chocolate fudge icing and 4 cartons of milk.

Baby eels, called elvers, are eaten in parts of Europe, including east England. They are very thin, so lots are cooked, tangled together like spaghetti. In France, calves’ eyes are soaked in water, then boiled and stuffed and finally deep fried in breadcrumbs. ECA6087C-5717-411 -85E9-72349D E15C2 Most US states don’t allow alcohol or tobacco in a prisoner’s last meal. Horrible Food Facts Eels are sold live in markets around the world and killed just before cooking – or before putting in the bag to go home, if you don’t want the bag wriggling all the way.

He tried to make soup from an elephant’s trunk, but even after several days’ cooking it was still too chewy. ECA6087C-5717-411 -85E9-72349D E15C2 Birds nest soup is a delicacy in China. The nest is soaked in water to soften it, then any sticks and feathers are removed before it is made into a gluey, sticky soup. The skin was inflated first to stop the feathers burning, and then pierced when the bird was cooked so that it appeared as though it were alive when served. Some Amazonian tribes used to make a soup with the ground bones of their dead relatives.

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