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Glasgow doing its bit against global warming

Every deep fried Mars bar, Stonner Kebab and White pudding is contributing to keeping us all cool! So salute that unsung band of wee jocks who are selflessly clogging their arteries with cholesterol in the battle against a warming planet.

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Maybe we should organise donations of statin tablets to the Scots - they'ed probably deep fry those as well.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-42081892
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I see that deep fried food clogs more than arteries now... It inhibits cognitive thinking. I guess that's why there's so much of it at carnivals and fairs...
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While we don't have the extremes of some parts of the globe, our climate (laughingly described as, "Warm Arctic,") is thoroughly unpleasant, and our food tends to be fatty to provide the energy/insulation to deal with it.

While there are healthier ways to cook food than a deep-fat fryer, this latest little wrinkle is interesting.
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While we don't have the extremes of some parts of the globe, our climate (laughingly described as, "Warm Arctic,") is thoroughly unpleasant, and our food tends to be fatty to provide the energy/insulation to deal with it.

While there are healthier ways to cook food than a deep-fat fryer, this latest little wrinkle is interesting.
Scotland has some of the best foods ever.

Beef, game and fish are second to none.
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Scotland has some of the best foods ever.

Beef, game and fish are second to none.
It's what some Scots do to these ingredients!
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Cool

Like pack it into a sheep's stomach, add oatmeal, heather, thistle burrs and some gravel and then boil it until it's gray and dead? Then call it a name taken after the nomenclature for some moist, hairy, old sea witch?
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