Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis

Pearls Before Swine

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  1. thatnicecollegeguy

    thatnicecollegeguy said, almost 4 years ago

    Sprouts are disgusting. True story.

  2. cyberguy

    cyberguy said, almost 4 years ago

    I think Pastis made a challenge: what does ‘BROCCOLI’ stand for?

  3. Three Steps Over Japan

    Three Steps Over Japan said, almost 4 years ago

    Yes, Rat, I do!

  4. unnormal

    unnormal said, almost 4 years ago


    Sprouts are GREAT on avocado sandwiches:
    Sprouted multi-grain bread (lightly toasted), a generous smear of coconut oil, a third of a ripe avocado (spread with a fork), a judicious dash of garlic salt, and a goodly stack of fresh sprouts . . . Mm-MM!

    Yeah . . . me and Goat . . . WE know.

  5. Varnes

    Varnes said, almost 4 years ago

    Hey, lay off broccoli……I love broccoli….wrote a song about it…“I got the blues but what I need is green…”

  6. Arianne

    Arianne said, almost 4 years ago


    That’s what I thought , too. I got as far as…
    Bushes Ruining Our Cheddar Cheese
    before I gave up. Maybe … ,Or Limp Icky? Surely there’s a better answer. And, for the record, I love broccoli, too.

  7. Proginoskes

    Proginoskes said, almost 4 years ago

    AVOCADO? People actually eat that stuff???

  8. Buggerit

    Buggerit said, almost 4 years ago

    I’m guessing that by “sprouts” we are talking about bean sprouts as opposed to Brussels sprouts. I like them both, but nobody would put Brussels sprouts in a sandwich, would they?

  9. Bilan

    Bilan said, almost 4 years ago

    If Pastis can’t even make an acronym for s.p.r.o.u.t without adding a w, broccoli is going to be next to impossible.

  10. unnormal

    unnormal said, almost 4 years ago


    Oh, yeah. Lots of different things sprouting out there, huh?
    I think Goat and I both like ALFALFA sprouts on our sandwiches.
    Bean sprouts are usually in my stir-fry.

  11. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, almost 4 years ago

    I like them on sandwiches, but Krogers/Fred Meyers, Walmart and some other outfits quit carrying them because of the constant recalls. Since salmonella and other bacteria contaminants are the result of lack of cleanliness (dirty containers, contaminated water, dirty growing areas, poor worker hygiene, etc.), you’d think they growers would get the message to start keeping things clean like they used to. Even running the sprouts under a UVC light just before they go off to market would help immensely.

  12. Sisyphos

    Sisyphos said, almost 4 years ago

    I am not fond of Brussels sprouts anywhere, and I don’t much care for any other kinds of sprouts in sandwiches, though I’ve had more or less high-end burgers slathered with them. Rat’s acronym explanation (aside from the necessary “w[ith]” at the end) works, but I don’t see an easy read for BROCCOLI….

  13. Hillbillyman

    Hillbillyman said, almost 4 years ago

    I love broccoli, too… nuff said.

  14. jenbrown1017

    jenbrown1017 said, almost 4 years ago


    OMG!!!! add some fresh roast beef or chicken breast and I’ll join you!!!! YUM!!!!!!!! I love spouts in a salad as well…with cucumbers and tomatoes drizzled with olive oil!!!

  15. unnormal

    unnormal said, almost 4 years ago


    Alright ! — that makes three of us:
    you, Goat, & me.
    I’m definitely with you on the chicken, et al, but I didn’t want to offend any militant vegans who might be cruising by.

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