Have you ever eaten snails?

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Flavia.lm 4085 1 10 94
Question: Have you ever eaten snails?

Examples of answers:

- Yes, and they taste delicious!
- Urggghhhh! No, and I hope I'll never do! Disgusting!!

Now it is your turn!

Credits: Adir's example in Podcast #8.
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Logan18 30
Ekaaaa! It's disgusting!

Marcio_Farias 12580 1 23 212
Not to wild's expert survivalist Bear Grylls. BG eats snails alive when the going gets tough. What would you do out in the wilderness having nothing to eat but a couple of tasty fat snails in sight? You wouldn't pass up such a morsel, would you?

w.slayman 110
Yes, I have eaten escargot, it was served in a butter and cognac sauce, and was very good until I found out what it was. Later, after my stomach calmed down, I decided that it really was good, but I can not afford escargot as a staple, and have not had it since, but I would eat "snails" again if I have the opportunity.

Ravenna 85 3
Logan18 escreveu:Ekaaaa! It's disgusting!
I agree!
I have never eaten such thing before and I'm sure I won't try it... :?

w.slayman 110
Ravenna escreveu:
Logan18 escreveu:Ekaaaa! It's disgusting!
I agree!
I have never eaten such thing before and I'm sure I won't try it... :?
Ravenna,

I think you should try something like this for your second sentence; "I have never eaten anything like snails, and I'm sure I will never will!"

The change is partly; grammar, contex, and style.

I hope you can make sense of this.

Ravenna 85 3
^^ Okay...^^

danycat_angel85
Hi!

No way! I think (actually, I'm sure) that I will never eat snails!
The consistency should be horrible! I don't know how I say: "muito mole" ou "me dá aflição".
I think that I will "talk to the toilet" (I don't know if "vaso sanitário" is toilet) if I eat this.

Kisses,
Dany

w.slayman 110
danycat_angel85 escreveu:Hi!

No way! I think (actually, I'm sure) that I will never eat snails!
The consistency should be horrible! I don't know how I say: "muito mole" ou "me dá aflição".
I think that I will "talk to the toilet" (I don't know if "vaso sanitário" is toilet) if I eat this.

Kisses,
Dany
Dany,

I have never heard the expression "talk to the toilet" but I ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT as a substitute for regurgitate, vomit, throw up or puke (all synonyms in decending order of politenesss).

I would like to see the third sentence read "I think that I would talk to the toilet."

ailime 80 1
No, I have never eaten snails. Although its a very strange dish I would try one day if I had chance to.
In my opinion, it's all cultural. For example, in China , they are used to eating dogs and in Philippines they eat "Balut egg" which is a fertilized duck (or chicken) egg with a nearly-developed embryo inside that is boiled and eaten in the shell.

w.slayman 110
ailime escreveu:No, I have never eaten snails. Although its a very strange dish I would try one day if I had chance to.
In my opinion, it's all cultural. For example, in China , they are used to eating dogs and in Philippines they eat "Balut egg" which is a fertilized duck (or chicken) egg with a nearly-developed embryo inside that is boiled and eaten in the shell.

Good morning Ailime,

Try this one on for size. (An American colloquial expression meaning, See if you like this." :D ;) )

No, I have never eaten snails. Although it would appear to be a very strange dish, I would like to try it some day, if I have the chance to do so. In my opinion, it's all cultural. Two examples are; in China dog meat is considered a delicacy, and the Philippines a favorite delicacy is "Balut eggs", which are whole fertilized duck (or chicken) eggs with a nearly developed embryo that are boiled and eaten in the shell.

ailime 80 1
Bill,

Good afternoon!
Yes, I like it very much!
Thank you!

danycat_angel85
Hi, Bill!

When I regurgitated, I say that I talk to the toilet! :lol:
And thank you for the help! ^^

Kisses,
Dany

w.slayman 110
Dany,

The correct construction is "When I have regugitated" past tense or "When I regurgitate".

isabelladevonne
Ohhhh! It seems a little crazy.. O_O I think I just like normal food to eat. HAHA (:

Gustavo Dias 25
Argh! I've never eatten, but I'm sure it's DISGUSTING :?

ENG_rafael 10
Well, I have never eaten snails and don't enjoy eat them someday, because I don't have stomach to eat exotic dish and to me snail dish is that. I don't remember if I have ever eaten some dish much different of what I use to.
It's not a good behavior, because certainly someday I will have to eat snails or other strange dish and can suffer due to that. So, it would be a kind opportunity to change my way tasting snails. It is better taste in common situations, with family and friends. More, many foods have a bad aspect and we eat them normally, then snails can be one of them.

Flavia.lm 4085 1 10 94
ENG_rafael escreveu:(...) many foods have a bad aspect and we eat them normally (...)
Have you thought about feijoada? This is the ugliest food I've ever seen! How come one has courage to eat that black thing???
Hehe... I love feijoada! :)

ENG_rafael 10
Flávia,
Yes, I have thought about feijoada... it's just one example of many.
Well, feijoada is a example about not judging one thing in face of your aspect.

leandrocs1310 25
No, and I hope I'll never eat one, it's disgusting and, moreover, I don't like killing live animals!

Daniel.S 695 1 2 7
Hi there!

a little contribution:

How about snake stew?

Can you imagine yourself having some?

Imagem

Say one day a businessperson invites you for dinner. It's a special dinner in which one of the biggest CEO's on earth is interested in doing business with your emerging-market company. Unfortunately, there's something that keeps bothering you as you can hardly pay attention to the man's speech, talking about his family and wife. The main course dinner is snake stew. The man keeps saying snake stew is one of his favorite dishes but you can feel your stomach getting upset just by listening to the combination of words snake + stew.

Now, imagine that elongate, legless carnivorous reptile - dish going down you throat as the host seems to be h deliciously enjoying his meal.

Hope I'll never go through this someday. lol

Daniel

Sabrine
No, I have never eaten snails, but I would like try it. I'm very curious about new flavours. Speaking of snakes I've already eaten it prepared in different types. One it was rostead and another it was raw. Booth taste deliciuos.

felipeh6 2255 7 56
I've never eaten snails, so I can't say if it is good or not. If I have an opportunitty, maybe I'll try to taste some, just to be able to have an opinion about it.

Sabrine
Sabrine escreveu:No, I have never eaten snails, but I would like try it. I'm very curious about new flavours. Speaking of snakes I've already eaten it prepared in different types. One it was rostead and another it was raw. Booth taste deliciuos.
I mean both. :P

DHST 695 1 2 14
I have never eaten and I will never ever eat snails! :lol:
And yes, for me they're very disgusting!

taimeno 5
God forbid!!!! I haven't stomach for this.
:?

sunshine44 20
No, where I live there is no places that sell or restaurants.

GuihSanz
I tried once but I couldn't. If I was French would be easier :P

lucascc 100 1
No, I haven't. And I never will. Thank God!

Lais Almeida
No, I have never eaten snails. First because i don´t eat meat and second because i think this animal is very disgusting as a meal.

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