It’s Spamalot For Poor, Hungry Americans

11 December 2008

Another sign that we’re heading towards a global depression is the resurgence in popularity of Spam in the US.

Sales of the cheap, recession-proof canned luncheon meat are rocketing as Americans turn their back on pricier meat products and get back to basics. Who knows, maybe they’re even using the stuff to fill the cracks in their falling down houses as well.

Restaurants in Austin, Minnesota, where they churn the stuff out, are promoting special Spam-heavy menus, including Spamburgers, Spam and pineapple pizza, and the mysterious SPAMarama meal deal.

Oh, and Lobster Thermidor a Crevette with a mornay sauce served in a Provencale manner with shallots and aubergines garnished with truffle pate, brandy and with a fried egg on top and spam.

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TOPICS:   Scams

5 comments

  • Mike H.
    I'm getting sick of Belugar Caviar, champagne and lobster thermidor in this economicly depressive period, every bleedin' night! We just can't afford SPAM at the moment.
  • Joff
    Hey don't knock SPAM! Slapped between a couple of slices of Hovis with some sliced tomato and a dose of Reggae Reggae then grilled on a Foreman for a few minutes and you've got yourself a great snack.
  • Mike H.
    Somehow, I don't think a site foreman would be too happy if you started grilling you sandwich ingredients on his face, and let's face it, where you gunna find a handy foreman when you've got the munchies eh?
  • Bob
    Didn't Spam start mutating fish when fishermen were using it as bait? *shudder*
  • Joff
    There should be plenty of foremen around now they've stopped work on all the building sites. Whether they're handy or not, I can't answer that. Actually, not can't... won't.

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