Re: More food
|Date:||Tuesday, September 5, 2000, 7:38|
Am 09/04 16:06 Jonathan Chang yscrifef:
> Once upon a time in jail, my Maori friend "Amok" warned me that the
> Samoans in the cell with us were lookin' at me like I was "a gooey fruitbat".
> Interestin' metaphor... Some Maori eat roasted fruitbat.
>A remarkable trick, considering the fruitbat is not native to NZ, at
least as far as I can recall off hand.
There are two native bats to NZ but they are very rare. I can't rule
out the possibility of fruitbats having colonised the upper North Island
but I've never heard of it.
Andrew Smith, Intheologus email@example.com