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(Serious About News)   Years-old traditional ceremony in which a decorated boar's head is carried round the village on a silver salver led by a lone piper in a kilt is ruined because someone ate the pig's ears   (seriousaboutnews.com) divider line 32
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2005-01-01 07:58:30 PM
The boar's head in hand bear I
Bedecked with bay and rosemary;
So I pray you my masters be merry,
Quot estis in convivio

Although I think that is from another ceremony (performed on Christmas Eve)
 
2005-01-01 09:08:03 PM
Umm... my dog ate them.
 
2005-01-01 09:08:14 PM
Fight!!!
 
2005-01-01 09:08:27 PM
i thought that was a boar anyway......
 
2005-01-01 09:10:40 PM
longest headline evar

/not enough boxing day posts.
//first time poster.
 
2005-01-01 09:11:16 PM
Lamest. Story. EVAR.
 
2005-01-01 09:11:20 PM
i'll bet it was those haggis hating terrists

didn't rtfa
 
2005-01-01 09:13:03 PM
Hey, think positively. At least it wasn't a break from tradition because some PETA jackarse said it was cruel to the boar to be paraded around in the street.

/would recommend using the PETA bore instead of the real thing next time if that were the case
 
2005-01-01 09:16:28 PM
Ooops... my bad. Someone bet me that I couldnt eat a silk purse, and I got confused. Yukon Jack will do that to you.
 
2005-01-01 09:18:23 PM
So you put fake ears on it. They're already decorating it.

C'mon people you gotta make with what you got!
 
2005-01-01 09:26:25 PM
And the ears of corn were eaten too!
 
2005-01-01 09:32:15 PM
The silk purse industry strikes.
 
2005-01-01 09:33:11 PM
or something....
 
2005-01-01 09:36:00 PM
What the hell are those Sassenach bastards doing wearing kilts?

Don't make us come down there again...
 
2005-01-01 09:36:07 PM
BOAR-ing!
 
2005-01-01 09:38:22 PM
Your dog wants a boars ear.
 
2005-01-01 09:50:27 PM
The feet ?? WHAT ABOUT THE FEET..

Saw a few in the grocery deli..
 
2005-01-01 09:51:41 PM
A boar on the stake is worth two in the bush.
 
2005-01-01 09:55:23 PM
Sally Forth wanted for questioning.

/yep, lame
 
2005-01-01 10:51:52 PM
This year's ceremonies have gone TO THE DOGS, ahaharhahrharharhahr
 
2005-01-01 11:11:58 PM
Our society needs to get more in touch with it's severed animal-head roots.
 
2005-01-01 11:23:21 PM
I can't believe that nobody has posted a picture of Boar's Head deli meat yet.
 
2005-01-01 11:55:24 PM
hard hearted harbinger of haggis sought for questioning
 
2005-01-02 12:06:02 AM
You all act like you've never heard of pork rinds.
 
2005-01-02 12:11:14 AM
This is from a site called "Serious About News"?
 
2005-01-02 12:13:59 AM
This is my kind of story. This is what fark.com is all about.

Friends, Romans, Porkers, lend me your ears...
 
2005-01-02 12:32:26 AM
I find it hard to believe that in a place where this sort of thing takes place no one raises hogs or hunts boar.
 
2005-01-02 12:48:23 AM
Why not go to the local pet store, buy some pig ears and glue them on?
 
2005-01-02 01:29:40 AM
That headline is incredible. You can't make that stuff up.
 
2005-01-02 06:00:47 AM
PsyClerk:

That's the first think I thought of, too
 
2005-01-02 10:19:05 AM
You don't march with the boar's head you wish you had, you march with the boar's head you have.
 
2005-01-02 02:45:23 PM
Plus, they should kill all Mexicans. Or something. Come on guys, they're illegal!
 
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