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|So Long Snake Gourd Welcome Chi-Chi (standard:humor, 797 words)|
|Author: Juggernaut||Added: Apr 29 2012||Views/Reads: 1330/713||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|It is our responsibility to bring the culprits to justice that planted serious conspiracy to slander some veggies and fruits with funny and derogatory names despite their nutritional, medicinal and other values and in the process make fun of vegetarians w|
So Long Snake Gourd Welcome Chi-Chi Subba Rao “I have an axe to grind against persons I consider reckless in calling some vegetables and fruits with funny and insulting names.” “What vegetables?” Dan looked at Juggernaut appeared agitated and sad. “Snake, Bitter, Wax, Bottle and Coyote gourds, Lady's Finger, Egg Plant, Devil's Dung, Stinky Fruit, Horn Melon, Buddha's Hand, Dragon Fruit, Goat's Beard, and so on, these names are judgmental and descriptive to a point of insult. These veggies were in fact nutritious and tasty if cooked properly.” Juggernaut's voice was emotional and he was in tears. “Who were these people that bad-mouthed these veggies and fruits with derogatory names and what we are going to do about it?” Dan appeared to show some concern considering the fact Juggernaut was in some distress from the injustice done to these veggies and those that eat them on a regular basis. “I believe the people responsible for naming these veggies were not from the areas where these fruits and veggies were grown and yet indulged in bad mouthing and name calling.” “To add insult to the injury to these plants, I am flabbergasted to read the names of various meat cuts on menu; they sound so fabulous and even sexy. “Name some.” “A dish made from rubbery lining of stomach of animal offal is sold as Chitlins and Tripe in restaurants. The other day I went to a steak house to order a regular steak, the fancy names on the menu given to various steak cuts of meat were mindboggling; T-Bone, Porter House, Tenderloin, Filet Mignon, Chateaubriand, Ambassador, Strip Club, Delmonico, Shell, Club, Chuck, London, Flank, Trip-Tip, Culotte, Triangle, French Cut, Chuck Arm, Arm Swiss, Rib-Eye, Chuck-Eye, Chuck Fillet, Philadelphia Steak, Kansas City Steak, and so forth, each name is stylish and fancy. For crying out loud, these fancy names were given to various parts of animal body, nothing more.” “Now I can visualize sitting in a vegetarian restaurant and what I see on the menu; stuffed Bitter Melon, Snake Gourd stir-fry, Coyote squash or Wax gourd soup and stinky fruit salad; one can see and feel the great injustice done to these veggies by giving them ugly names with no regard to the vegetarians and yet label fancy names to Click here to read the rest of this story (87 more lines)
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