Jarda February 6, 2010 3:27 PM

I don’t know, if it’s tasty but I’m afraid that not really. But it has great chemical colours. Rather than wondering if it’s tasty, I’m wondering if it’s edible as the first thing and how many you can eat before you die of acute poisoning or get a cancer.

Isa Humble February 6, 2010 11:47 PM


Darling, I’m so tempted to go bake a batch of my non-tasty cancer death cookies–shaped like a skull and crossbones, of course–just for you.

Also, I happen to work with a variety of food colorings. Including natural, plant based colors.


My husband has a serious man-crush on you. Thanks for the cephalopod linkage.


Clive Robinson February 7, 2010 9:00 PM

@ BF Skinner,

“Never eat a thing that will try at the same time to eat you.”

You remind me of the example I was given of why spoken English is so imprecise when I was but a wee lad (and no I was not using a quill or slate at the time 😉

“A man eating shark”

Which potentialy turns the food chain into re-cycling nightmare 😯

Clive Robinson February 7, 2010 9:24 PM

@ Isa,

Speaking of potential nightmare material…

As a non US denizen I find using “cephalopod” and “man-crush” in the same paragraph has a definate B-Movie under tone (or should that be undertow?)

As an aging engineer I did like your PCB cookies, they reminded me of some of my hand made prototypes before we had computers….

@ Jarda, in this case PCB = “Printed Circuit Board” not “Poly Chloro Benzine” (which if consumed probably would give you the “toxic acne” (chloro-acne) look from MIB II)

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