Vegans Want to Ban Phrase “Bringing Home The Bacon”
Vegans and other activists are slamming use of phrases like “bringing home the bacon” and “your goose is cooked.”
Traditional “meat-based” metaphors are now considered a throwback of a “societal power” that oppressed “disadvantaged groups,” according to a researcher at Swansea University.
“…Meat is more than just a form of sustenance, it is the very king of all foods,” said the researcher. “It’s a source of societal power.”
She justified the war on the phrases by stating that historically, meat was meant for the upper classes while the poor had to eat mostly a vegetarian diet.
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