Did you know that Thursday, March 20 is the annual “Great American Meatout Day”?
I didn’t think so.
It’s the 30th one, yet, like you, I’ve never heard of it either.
The event is sponsored by FARM, the Farm Animals Rights Movement.
Kudos to them for the catchy acronym, but I’m gonna pass on the 2014 Meatout.
There are all kinds of animal protection agencies around these days. PETA hogs the headlines (rimshot!), but FARM toils away in the journalistic Back Forty (rimshot! again – I’m just gonna quit saying rimshot now because much more wordplay follows – I’ll just insert a double exclamation point [!!].)
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