Friday, May 24, 2019

Book Excerpt for the Day

    Yes, men and women eat meals.  But they also ingest nutrients.  They grind and sculpt them into a moistened bolus that is delivered, via a stadium wave of sequential contractions, into a self-kneading sack of hydrochloric acid and then dumped into a tubular leach field, where it is converted into the most powerful taboo inhuman history.  Lunch is an opening act.

    (from Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal by Mary Roach.

  9*/10.  The complete review is here.

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