22.7.10

Closed Mussels

you have been throwing them away haven't you
cos they didn't open properly

i've long doubted this claim
of not eating closed mussels
from a plate of cooked ones
and i've long been eating closed mussels
from a plate of cooked ones
after forcing them open with a knife
and never died or had food poisoning
and they always tasted the same as the others

basically we've been wasting a lot of tasty harmless black mussels because...

you'll get to know when you read -={this}=-

2 comments:

Jeremy said...

Thanks for this post. I always suspected that the closed muscle thing was incorrect common knowledge!

nurse pica said...

glen, your blog rules. You write prose like a shopping list of ideas.