With Summer here I’ve been noticing some of the various Food Festivals coming up.Sadly we just missed the Eau Claire, Michigan July 4th weekend Intercontinental Cherry Pit Spitting Championship. This popped up … sorry … in 1974 for the first time. Who knew something like that could be so … enduring? Their premise is that cherry pit spitting is a … and I’ll quote here, “global demonstration that healthy eating, deep breathing and physical experience can be accomplished simultaneously in public, with only a minimal loss of …. dignity.” They also note that denture racks are provided, they say, and this is in their own words again, “but most people seem reluctant to use them.” Moving right along……..
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“A Word On Food” airs on WLRN every Saturday around 8:30 a.m. at 91.3 and also 91.5 on the radio.