Inexplicable and Ineffable

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This originally came up in discussion with some of my Orthodox friends here at school, and resurfaced yesterday at dim sum with some friends (and actually, now that I think about it, a similar discussion came up while talking to a fellow blogger):

How do you explain what pork tastes like to someone who’s never eaten it?

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Isn't that the same as asking the old question, "How do explain the color blue to someone born blind?"

Tastes like chicken - but bacony.

nono. Takes like chicken, except for bacon. Bacon tastes like love.

Just call it duck

I would have to go with something like "it's a little like beef, but less meaty, richer, and every so slightly sweet."

Tell them it tastes like Shellfish. Or a tattoo.

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