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    #1

    I want to grow my own food but i can't find bacon seeds

    Please kindly advise the meaning of this phrase ? What does the "bacon seeds" mean ?

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    #2
    Do you know what bacon is?
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 12-Mar-2014 at 09:06.

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    I am a Non-NEST (Non-Native English Speaking Teacher)

    It's a joke. You can't grow bacon in the field and "bacon seeds" do not exist.
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    #4
    Quote Originally Posted by vcheng1 View Post
    Please kindly advise the meaning of tell me what this phrase means. ? [It's not a question.]
    What does the "bacon seeds" mean?
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    #5
    Quote Originally Posted by englishhobby View Post
    I am a Non-NEST (Non-Native English Speaking Teacher)

    It's a joke. You can't grow bacon in the field and "bacon seeds" do not exist.
    So can you tell me what this phrase is trying to say ? Thanks!

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    #6
    As you were already told, it is a joke. One can grow one's own food if it is corn, tomatoes, peppers, etc. But one cannot grow meat. There are no seeds for pigs (bacon), cattle (beef) or chicken.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 13-Mar-2014 at 08:46. Reason: minor typo

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    #7
    We are expected to laugh at the stupidity of the person who thinks bacon grows from seeds.

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    #8
    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    We are expected to laugh at the stupidity of the person who thinks bacon grows from seeds.
    I don't think so. I think someone would say this to be facetious. Knowing full well that bacon doesn't come from seeds. Poking fun at his own diet and the idea that one should grow one's own food.

    Plus, growing your own food is usually because it is better for your health to eat vegetables. Growing bacon would not accomplish that.

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