witchetty grub


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witchetty grub

(ˈwɪtʃɪtɪ) or

witchetty

n
1. (Animals) the wood-boring edible larva of certain Australian moths and beetles
2. (Cookery) the wood-boring edible larva of certain Australian moths and beetles
[C19: witchetty, from a native Australian language]
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Harry made quick work of his drink of blended pig's penis, while Anne made a bit more of a meal of eating a witchetty grub.
"Either this sheila thinks I'm a drongo," the sceptical marsupial seemed to be saying, "or she's one witchetty grub short of the full bushtucker trial herself."
Like a witchetty grub without a side helping of mayonnaise, it'd be criminal if Ant and Dec weren't at the helm of Celeb, plumbing the depths of depravity, so fans can rest assured knowing the Geordie twosome will be returning to their hosting duties.
Ant and Dec will be at the helm plumbing the depths of depravity and bringing the latest gossip from the camp and possibly serving up witchetty grub without a side helping of mayonnaise.
Charlie Brooks ate a live witchetty grub, pig's brain, two turkey's testicles and a drink made of blended cockroaches, crickets and mealworms, despite retching repeatedly.
The 31-year-old somehow managed to finish the anus, a cricket, a cockroach and a witchetty grub - winning three bushtucker trial stars for the celebrity campers.
I'm not suggesting for one minute that Ruby Walsh should be forced to eat a witchetty grub if failing to give good soundbite, but there should be a procedure whereby a jockey is called to account for failing to come up with the goods when prompted.
Here we have his potted guide to such useful tricks as finding water in a desert, lighting a fire without matches, making a simple leaf hut and the culinary delights of such diverse foods as the nettle, lichen and witchetty grub, which (in the words of a restaurant critic) he pronounced "delicious".