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Market butcher forced to stop displaying meat and game in windows because 'townies' object (UK)
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2566253/Michael-Rockefeller-WAS-eaten-cannibals-kept-bones-souvenirs-claims-journalist-says-Dutch-covered-murder-years-research.html#ixzz2uCSG1SZH ^ | By Helen Pow

Posted on 02/23/2014 5:48:30 PM PST by dennisw

JBS Family Butchers spent hours each week perfecting window displays But it has been hit with anonymous hate mail and people hurling abuse Unplucked birds and pig or deer heads were hung up in the shopfront Assistant manager of butcher's in Suffolk says staff have been stunned

For more than 100 years, butchers in the market town of Sudbury have proudly displayed their meats in their shop windows.

But now one has been forced to stop hanging game such as pheasants, partridges and rabbits in his shopfront after a vicious campaign, blamed on ‘townies’ who have recently moved in.

Staff at JBS Family Butchers, which has sawdust on the floor and takes great pride in its link to local suppliers and the countryside way of life, spent hours every week perfecting their window displays featuring meat and game.

Unplucked birds and the occasional pig or deer head were hung up in its shopfront in a small precinct in the Suffolk town.

But it has reluctantly had to remove the display after it became the target of a campaign including anonymous hate mail and people hurling abuse in the shop.

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Others wrote to the local papers and posted remarks on Facebook calling for a boycott of the shop and its neighbours.

Assistant manager Richard Nicholson, 25, said staff had been stunned.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Food; Outdoors
KEYWORDS: facebook; jbsfamilybutchers; muslims; sudbury; suffolk; unitedkingdom; veganazis

1 posted on 02/23/2014 5:48:30 PM PST by dennisw
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To: dennisw

here is the correct link>>>>>>> http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2566242/The-market-butcher-forced-stop-displaying-meat-game-townies-object.html

here is the correct link>>>>>>> http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2566242/The-market-butcher-forced-stop-displaying-meat-game-townies-object.html

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2 posted on 02/23/2014 5:49:38 PM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: dennisw

Do NOT give in.

Do a Chick-fil-a!


3 posted on 02/23/2014 5:50:37 PM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: dennisw

4 posted on 02/23/2014 5:51:46 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: dennisw

People should buy their meat at the Supermarket where its neatly wrapped and no animals get hurt.


5 posted on 02/23/2014 5:51:59 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: cripplecreek

Three words:

Nom, Nom, Nom


6 posted on 02/23/2014 5:53:35 PM PST by Antihero101607
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To: driftdiver

Wrapped so you couldn’t see the meat. Some sort of opaque material with a label that states “This stuff is really good”.


7 posted on 02/23/2014 5:53:54 PM PST by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice.)
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To: driftdiver

I believe Townies are really Muslims.


8 posted on 02/23/2014 5:54:02 PM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

well now that makes sense

as much sense and anything to do with muslims ever has


9 posted on 02/23/2014 5:55:13 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

I wondered about that.

England has a big problem with Muslims anymore.


10 posted on 02/23/2014 5:55:42 PM PST by Cringing Negativism Network ( http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade
I believe Townies are really Muslims.

I thought the same thing. "Townies who recently moved in" seems odd to me. Where I come from, "townies" are people who have lived here for generations, don't want things to change at all, and get upset with "newcomers" with ideas about how everyone should do things differently.

11 posted on 02/23/2014 6:01:33 PM PST by ClearCase_guy
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To: dennisw

if something with the possibly of offending is to be banned by the govt... does that mean they will ban homos and muslims?


12 posted on 02/23/2014 6:05:10 PM PST by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: dennisw

So it wasn’t Michael Rockefeller’s head hung in the butcher shop?


13 posted on 02/23/2014 6:07:42 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: dennisw
I'm waiting for them to protest the vegetable displays. Harmless plants plucked in their prime!


14 posted on 02/23/2014 6:12:29 PM PST by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: ClearCase_guy

I believe Townies in this context are Londoners. Probably wealthy Londoners with weekend homes or new suburban homes.


15 posted on 02/23/2014 6:15:16 PM PST by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: driftdiver

Not necessarily; many Muslims prefer to eat Halal foods, which are similar to Kosher as far as freshly killed and prepared meats like chicken, lamb and beef are concerned. Years ago, I was invited to a dinner in Singapore in which most guests were Chinese or Indian; a small number of guests were Malay (and thereby Muslim) so lamb, prepared according to Halal, was also served. Although good, I would liked to have had some mint jelly to go with the lamb.

I would not be surprised if the campaign was started by vegans and their PETA allies. These two groups have been the bane of the English countryside. The “antis” (for anti-hunt activists) have successfully attacked fox hunts (pulling riders off their horses) and driven pheasant hunts (launching rocks at bird hunters or their vehicles).


16 posted on 02/23/2014 6:16:21 PM PST by 12Gauge687
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To: dennisw
What a shame. I am reminded of the great scene in Dickens' A Christmas Carol in which he tells the boy to get the biggest turkey that is hanging in the poulterer's window.
Do you know the Poulterer's, in the next street but one, at the corner?' Scrooge inquired.

'I should hope I did,' replied the lad.

'An intelligent boy!' said Scrooge. 'A remarkable boy! Do you know whether they've sold the prize Turkey that was hanging up there? -- Not the little prize Turkey: the big one?'

'What, the one as big as me?' returned the boy.

'What a delightful boy!' said Scrooge. 'It's a pleasure to talk to him. Yes, my buck!'

'It's hanging there now,' replied the boy.

'Is it?' said Scrooge. 'Go and buy it.'

'You've gone mad!' exclaimed the boy.

'No, no,' said Scrooge, 'I am in earnest. Go and buy it, and tell them to bring it here, that I may give them the direction where to take it. Come back with the man, and I'll give you a shilling. Come back with him in less than five minutes and I'll give you half-a-crown!'


17 posted on 02/23/2014 6:18:58 PM PST by SamAdams76
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To: RightGeek

and shamelessly uncovered....


18 posted on 02/23/2014 6:19:47 PM PST by MeshugeMikey (Where are The Weapons Of Mass Global Climate Change Destruction?)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

No, in this case it is more likely to be urban ‘liberals’...


19 posted on 02/23/2014 6:21:13 PM PST by sinsofsolarempirefan
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To: Forward the Light Brigade; Yehuda; dennisw; sheik yerbouty
I believe Townies are really Muslims.

Anonymous troublemakers attacking a long established traditional (read: non-halal) business. It does have a certain profile to it.

The "town" in Townie must be a reference to Mecca or Medina.

20 posted on 02/23/2014 6:22:44 PM PST by Ezekiel (All who mourn the destruction of America merit the celebration of her rebirth.)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade
I believe Townies are really Muslims.

I've heard "townie" used roughly synonymous with "chav" - in other words, an antisocial youth.

21 posted on 02/23/2014 6:31:31 PM PST by RansomOttawa (tm)
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To: cripplecreek

What was the occasion for that picture?


22 posted on 02/23/2014 6:35:12 PM PST by digger48
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To: digger48

Just deer season. They hang outside as they’re being processed. Buck Poles are pretty common around here during deer season.


23 posted on 02/23/2014 6:37:33 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

Dibs on the backstraps. :-)


24 posted on 02/23/2014 6:43:49 PM PST by DemforBush (A Repo Man is *always* intense.)
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To: dennisw

“Ben Mowles, 34, said the ‘needless display of multiple mutilated carcasses’ had stopped him taking his 12-year-old daughter to the nearby sweet shop.”

Oh yeah, traumatic. Yeah.

“Mother-of-three Kirsty Trevatt, 34, said: ‘Why can they not be like other butchers and put the meat that is skinned and prepared in the window?”

-Yes, because your little precious should grow up thinking meat comes wrapped in plastic on a styrofoam platter.

“Keith Lewis, 35, a petrol station worker who moved to Sudbury three years ago, told the Daily Mail: ‘Their display looks more like a scene from a horror movie. They even had a line of squirrels across a bar. Who eats squirrel?”

-Hey, don’t knock it ‘till you’ve tried it pal.

Weenies. Bunch of weenies.


25 posted on 02/23/2014 6:51:56 PM PST by DemforBush (A Repo Man is *always* intense.)
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To: RightGeek
A Dissertation on Plants Rights
26 posted on 02/23/2014 7:35:55 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

ahhhh now that actually makes some sense


27 posted on 02/23/2014 7:47:24 PM PST by Nifster
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To: DemforBush

I was once living with a friend on his great aunt’s farm. She had passed away, but all of her cookbooks and all of her other stuff we’re still in the house. I often cooked recipes from Aunt Aida’ older edition of The Joy of Cooking.

It had sections on how to prepare Opossum... rabbit... but most notable was the illustrated section on how to dress a squirrel.

I was at my brother’s house and noted his wife had a newer copy of Joy of Cooking... leafed through it and sure enough...that section had been removed. I found the revisionist trick, just a bit offensive. If I were the author, I would have been furious.


28 posted on 02/23/2014 7:49:01 PM PST by Rodamala
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To: SkyDancer
Some sort of opaque material with a label that states “This stuff is really good”.

Why am I envisioning some sorta Japanese cartoon character mascot type thing on the packaging? Like as in Hello Kitty brand raw chicken livers.

29 posted on 02/23/2014 7:53:17 PM PST by Rodamala
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To: Rodamala

Hello Kitty was the first to come to mind.


30 posted on 02/23/2014 8:05:43 PM PST by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice.)
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To: DemforBush

Can a people this stupid have enough common sense to know hoe the wipe their arse?


31 posted on 02/23/2014 10:19:03 PM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: Rodamala
Why am I envisioning some sorta Japanese cartoon character mascot type thing on the packaging? Like as in Hello Kitty brand raw chicken livers.


32 posted on 02/23/2014 10:46:57 PM PST by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: Covenantor; SkyDancer


33 posted on 02/23/2014 11:33:50 PM PST by Rodamala
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To: dennisw

When I was serving in the 6th fleet USN, we anchored off of Pireaus, Greece, near Athens, in 1961. The meat markets there all had gutted and skinned cats and dogs hanging in the windows, along with chickens. No refrigeration, so they were apparently in high demand or they would otherwise spoil. .....Street vendors had open grills with kebobs that had been marinated and spiced. Very tasty, and turned out to be dog meat.


34 posted on 02/24/2014 12:35:37 AM PST by octex
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