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I was listening to the podcast while I was doing some late night editing for work, so I may have missed it if this was discussed, but did anyone else find the footnote about whale milk completely bonkers? "The milk is very sweet and rich; it has been tasted by man; it might do well with strawberries." - I mean obviously we drink cow's milk all the time...but for some reason the idea of whale milk is off-putting. Maybe it's because of this part of the description: "a contingency provided for in suckling by two teats, curiously situated, one on each side of the anus" and because it sounds like men have tasted it by chance after stabbing a whale and "the mother’s pouring milk and blood rivallingly discolour the sea for rods"

Also, as you bring up in the pod - the Loose-Fish/Fast-Fish discussion was some great Shakespeare-esque wordplay.

My favorite line in this section: "Thank him heartily; but tell him it’s against my principles to drink with the man I’ve diddled."

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