Letters: What You Eat

So 105 TIME readers were revolted by the ancient Chinese practice of eating healthy dogs, fattened for the table ((LETTERS, Oct. 30)). Many of those people probably enjoy crab cakes or crab gumbo, made from the scavengers of our bays, to which the most putrid bait is attractive. It is a puzzlement. I've never eaten dog, but I have eaten escargot, crawfish, catfish, alligator, rattlesnake, possum and coon.

Jim Curran

Wortham, Texas

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