[Sca-cooks] Why *X* and not *Y*?

Antonia Calvo ladyadele at paradise.net.nz
Mon Jul 28 14:22:52 PDT 2008

Heleen Greenwald wrote:

> ...... or why do they sell lamb, beef, chicken freely, or rather  
> commonly in supermarkets, but not deer? Or baby lamb, but not  
> mutton?  Can you get mutton freely in Britain?
> Just wondering...

I believe you can buy mutton freely in Britain.

Here in NZ we can get at least some venison in the supermarket and from 
specialist butchers, and we can get lamb and mutton everywhere.  We used 
to be able to get some kangaroo, but the supply seems to have dried up 
in recent years. 

Antonia di Benedetto Calvo

Habeo metrum - musicamque,
hominem meam. Expectat alium quid?
-Georgeus Gershwinus

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