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Harry E., 20th-century U.S. proctologist. See: Bacon anoscope.


A cured meat from pigs and hogs, which usually has veins of white fat running through it.

Health effects
• Every 2 rashers/slices of bacon per day increases the risk of pancreatic cancer by 19% (based on a meta-analysis which pooled 11 studies involving 6000 patients).
• Increased risk of COPD, likely due to the sodium nitrite which is used as a preservative in pork products.
• Heart disease and diabetes—here linked to chemical preservatives
• Trichinosis—caused by Trichinella spiralis, a roundworm, the larvae of which encyst in muscle.

The first step involves soaking in brine or dry packing, followed by boiling or smoking.


A chemotherapy regimen for patients with inoperable non-small cell carcinoma of the lung, consisting of:
• Bleomycin;
• Adriamycin-doxorubicin;
• Oncovin (vincristine); and
• Nitrogen mustard.
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Fat and bacon rind also make a welcome treat as they're full of much- needed calories.
While she was sweeping the patio, a bacon rind fell out of the sky and landed on her head.
Other options are breakfast cereals, potatoes, mild cheese, pastry, bacon rind, cooked rice, crumbled bread, fruit and even dog or cat food.
To make a fortnight's rubbish fit I shall have to start jumping up and down on it and, with my size, there is always the danger I could split a bin bag, fall inside and be unable to get out, and have to survive on old salad, cold baked beans and bacon rind until I struggle to the surface of an infill site two weeks later.
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So upon your washing line Please hang some nuts and bacon rind.
Some things, such as bacon rind and dessicated coconut, are actually harmful.
Favourites are cooked rice, crumbled bread, bacon rind, mild grated cheese and potatoes.
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Crumbled bread is the old favourite, but they won't turn their beaks up at leftover pastry or rice, bacon rind, cheese, potatoes or fruit.