"Still lie the sheltering snows, undimmed and white;
And reigns the winter's pregnant silence still;
No sign of spring, save that the catkins fill,
And willow stems grow daily red and bright.
These are days when ancients held a rite
Of expiation for the old year's ill,
And prayer to purify the new year's will."
Helen Hunt Jackson, A Calendar of Sonnet's: February
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Maybe this isn't for the squeamish, but what is the most unusual thing you've eaten? Maybe it's not unusual for where you live, but let's see what strange things people have eaten.
I have eaten some weird stuff, from horse (not so unusual in France and Belgium) to sea urchins (they sell in the market here in Nice, to insects (Cambodia), zebra (once in London), snake (China), guinea pig (Peru) and of course snails and frogs' legs (France, Vietnam, China).
This article discusses why some people find eating horse a controversial matter.