Saturday, October 15, 2005

Meat Stream

I heard this on public radio yesterday -- apparently it's from the AP wire. "A group of cattle ranchers, known as Ranchers Cattlemen Action Legal Fund United Stockgrowers of America, brought the suit on behalf of U.S. ranchers. They said allowing the imports from Canada threatened the U.S. meat stream with mad cow disease." (The quote and link are from sfgate.com.)

Meat stream? Ew. What is the meat stream? That is not a term the cattle industry should be using unless they want all of us to become vegetarians.

Update (15 October 2005, 9:26 PM): I thought of some bad meat stream jokes. Is a nation's meat stream part of its gross domestic product? Where is the meat stream? Is it near the big rock candy mountain?

Update (21 October 2005, 4:14 PM): Another bad meat stream joke: does the meat stream originate in Liverpool?

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3 Comments:

At 10:54 PM, Blogger http://mysillyvalley.typepad.com said...

I will be using this term a minimum of three times this week, guaranteed.

Think of the possibilities ...

The milk stream
The fruit stream
The Asian flu stream
The spaghetti stream

OK, none of those are as funny as meat stream.

 
At 12:09 PM, Blogger AgileRoxy said...

Isn't the "meat stream" a technical term for the discharge that you get from certain venereal diseases?

 
At 2:34 PM, Blogger John Markos O'Neill said...

Ewwwwwww....

 

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