Heard on The Doctors: _bug juice_

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Mar 15 15:56:52 UTC 2012

Mystery meat is well entrenched in school cafeteria and well before my
time. In fact, I suspect that HDAS is off by 20-30 years at least, but I
have not investigated.


On 3/15/2012 11:45 AM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
> "Mystery meat":  HDAS: 1968 (nearly 100 years earlier as plain "mystery").
> JL
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 11:16 AM, Victor Steinbok<aardvark66 at gmail.com>wrote:
>> I thought it was "mystery meat"--also used on one of the Top Chef shows
>> when the meat was overcooked, making it unidentifiable....
>>      VS-)

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