Sarah Albee: Lobster Again??

From: Sarah Albee
August 06, 2012 at 04:22AM

In the 19th century, lobsters used to be so plentiful around the coast of Britain, and in New York Harbor, that they were fed to prisoners and orphans, or ground up as fertilizer. Servants requested written agreements that stated they would not be fed lobster more than twice a week.


Source: Bill Bryson’s At Home, page 80

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