January 13, 2022
JAN 13, limerick for lovers of classic languages: yukky Roman foods
gigeria: Latin term for the delicacy 'cooked bird entrails'; forerunner of the old French term gisier, from which our use of gizzard is derived
garum: highly popular Roman sauce made from fermented fish intestines, used equivalently to our catsup
Gourmands in ancient Rome were notorious for their consumption of exotic (and in modern terms yukky) foods of all sorts.
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