Over 20 years ago a prof. at Montreal , Quebec, Canada grew "rusty grain
beetles" on ground up wheat, seived out the spent grain dust, dried the
beetles, ground them up and made a "beetle bread" from them. The bottom
line is that people so long as they have no compelling reason ( like
utter starvation or a loaded weapon pointed at them) to consume this
kind of stuff and avoid it like the plague. In time all our food might
however be rebuilt like soy-burgers or "assembled" to resemble
John Marlow wrote:
> I really don't know what to say. I've known a few
> Australians. I wouldn't rule it out.
> john marlow
> Emilyn wrote:
> Its a tiny mite that eats the crops here. They collect
> them, and mash them
> into an edible dark-brown paste, which we spread on
> bread. Mmmmm.....
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Marlow" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Monday, January 08, 2001 6:47 PM
> Subject: you say vegemite, I say nannite
> > Possibly; but nano to nannites seems to follow some
> > kind of basic grammar. Nanites looks as though it
> > would be pronounced nay-nights. (Then of course you
> > have lovely terms like hippopotami.) And "molecular
> > assemblers" is right out.
> > What the heck is a vegemite, anyway? Been wondering
> > that since Men At Work.
> > john marlow
> > --
> > Michael Broderick wrote:
> > At 02:51 PM 7/01/01 -0800, John Marlow wrote:
> > >I prefer nannites; call me eccentric.
> > Shouldn't that be `eccenntric'?
> > Damien Broderick
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