From the cooking school spawned The Swinery
, a whole-animal butcher shop, which still exists today in West Seattle.
From the twelfth century, when Gerald of Wales described the Irish as "a filthy people, wallowing in vice," to the nineteenth century, when British historian Thomas Carlyle called Ireland a "human swinery
," the Irish have been viewed as an inferior race.
He finishes the passage by characterizing the swinery
of the press as "gorging with coined lies the most voracious maw," and he names a string of its offenses that prompt adjectives like coarse, foul, and vile (136).