Frank (aka PCGuy), alternates with Di (aka Pensitivity101) as host for Fibbing Friday, a silly little exercise where we are to write a post with our answers to the ten questions below. But as the title suggests, truth is not an option. The idea is to fib a little, a lot, tell whoppers, be inventive, silly, or even outrageous, in your responses.
1. What exactly is Yorkshire pudding?
It’s a British pudding made from ground up bits of homeless Yorkshire Terriers.Don’t ask what Shepherd’s pie is made from.
2. What is treacle, and why do people make tarts out of it?
It’s thick, sticky substance, used primarily by the British, that is poured over the heads of women of ill-repute (i.e., tarts) as a form of punishment. What’s with these Brits, anyway.
3. What is the key ingredient of haggis?
Haggis a British spice made from the ground up bones of recently deceased old ladies (aka hags).
4. How is toffee made?
By mixing together ground up tea leaves and ground up coffee beans. Best served hot, accompanied by Yorkshire pudding seasoned with generous portions of treacle and haggis.
5. How did pound cake get its name?
It was originally made by taking a wooden mallet and using it to pound the bones of recently deceased old women to make haggis, a primary ingredient of pound cake.
6 . Why is candy corn so named?
It was originally named “impacted tooth,” but a consumer testing panel determined that that name was too unappetizing.
7. What is marzipan?
It’s a flat, round, handheld tool used to pan for precious metals on the surface of Mars.
8. Why is a baker’s dozen so named?
Because Thomas Baker was the the first, and so far the only, human being born with six fingers on each hand and the British tabloids referred to him as “Baker’s Dozen.”
9. What is meant by the idiom, “Too many cooks spoil the pot”?
When you and your friends are high on pot and attempt to prepare a meal together in the kitchen, it’s bound to be a downer.
10. What is meant by the idiom, “What’s sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander”?
Foie gras, which is made from goose liver that has become abnormally enlarged by force feeding a goose large amounts of food, is just as expensive whether it’s source is a female goose or a male goose (a gander).