Friday, September 12, 2003

What's next? Dogs?

"Cambodians are being urged to eat more dogs as part of a crackdown on stray mutts wandering around the capital of the southeast Asian nation.

"City governor Kep Chuktema says it is now time to draw up a special pooch policy to control the growing problem of pavement-fouling strays, and for city-dwellers to throw off their traditional snootiness toward dining on man's best friend.

"'Come on, dog meat is so delicious,' he was quoted as saying in Thursday's Cambodia Daily newspaper. 'The Vietnamese and Koreans love to eat dog meat.'"