Frog Fancier

Archie Beesley, frog fancier, liked to eat them live. Just like oysters, he said, they helped with "cleaning out the stomach."

Source: The Ottawa Journal — Jul 15, 1970
     Posted By: Alex - Fri Jul 03, 2015
     Category: Food | 1970s

One question: Which direction does the "CLEANING" take? Down & Brown or Up and Out?
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 07/03/15 at 11:25 AM
I believe I'd like an Anthrax Ripple to go with my Crunchy Frog, please.
Posted by KDP in Madill, OK on 07/03/15 at 12:17 PM
An old, real, heard-from-several-sources piece of advice was that if you eat a live toad every morning, nothing worse will happen to you that day. But eating a frog? What a pervert!
Posted by Phideaux in his own little world on 07/03/15 at 02:41 PM
Nononononononononono.......!!!! GROSS!
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 07/04/15 at 03:29 PM
Eating toads was once a job!

"Early 19th century: said to be a contraction of toad-eater, a charlatan's assistant who ate toads; toads were regarded as poisonous, and the assistant's survival was thought to be due to the efficacy of the charlatan's remedy."
Posted by Phideaux in his own little world on 07/04/15 at 09:30 PM
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