Why do men die first? This is a question that has gone unanswered for centuries, but now we know. It requires a bit of explanation, first:
Should you receive an email from the State Government of Victoria, Australia, Department of Human Services warning you not to eat tinned pork in light of the recent Swine Flu outbreak, ignore it……it’s just Spam!
While this all encompassing, if inaccurate label causes no offense to me, it does to some. This is especially so when preceded by ‘whinging’ or ‘bloody’ and whilst the precise etymology eludes me, it is worth noting that even the Australians are unsure of exactly where or how the word ‘Pom’ originated.
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– Australian noun
|1.||a cut of meat from the heavy-muscled part of a hog’s rear quarter, between hip and hock, usually cured.|
|2.||that part of a hog’s hind leg.|
|3.||the part of the leg back of the knee.|