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Chicken soup was classed as an aphrodisiac in the Middle Ages.

Goats' eyes have rectangular pupils.

The Chinese were preserving and salting pork bellies around 1500BC

Dingley Dell at the Tower of London.

Five Beefeaters and a Dingley Dell Pig at the White Tower, in the Tower of London, image courtesy of Fabulous BBQ.
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Happy contented pigs make delicious pork cuts.
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A pig's squeal can be as loud as 115 decibels, 3 decibels louder than a supersonic airliner.

A sheep cannot get up from laying on its back.

Cows were first domesticated for beef in the regions of Greece and Turkey about 4,000 years ago.

For a too-salty ham, partially bake it and drain all the juices. Pour a small bottle of ginger ale over it and let it bake until done.

SPAM gets its name from 'spiced ham'.