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Frog Found In Salad

Tue May 04, 2004 11:22 pm

From the Chicago Tribune website..

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- Australian carrier Qantas said Tuesday it has changed its lettuce supplier after a passenger on a flight from Melbourne to Wellington found a live frog in her greens.

The one-inch Australian whistling tree frog didn't get a chance to hop away. The woman plunked the lid back on her meal preventing any escape.

Full article available here http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/sns-ap-frog-salad,1,2129703.story?coll=chi-news-hed

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RE: Frog Found In Salad

Tue May 04, 2004 11:27 pm

Maybe she was french  Big grin

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RE: Frog Found In Salad

Tue May 04, 2004 11:29 pm

Sounds like Qanta's former lettuce supplier recently came under french management....  Laugh out loud
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RE: Frog Found In Salad

Tue May 04, 2004 11:31 pm

This Low-Carb thing is REALLY getting out of hand!!  Big thumbs up

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RE: Frog Found In Salad

Tue May 04, 2004 11:41 pm

Hang on guys...maybe the flight was full of passengers connecting to Papeete, and they thought, well most likely appreciate french culture.

I would like to suggest Snails for future flights.... now that would be service.

PS - lucky it wasn't virgin...errr. pacific blue... I bet some young gun would have dared to eat the frog!
 
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RE: Frog Found In Salad

Wed May 05, 2004 12:39 am

I hope they kept the frog safe. Whistling tree frogs are rather rare!
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RE: Frog Found In Salad

Wed May 05, 2004 12:50 am

DIKJJIJK

Actually they handed the frog over to customs in NZ, who then froze it to death, as they were worried about possible diseases etc.

Thinking about it, death by live consumption inflight by drunken virginblue youth may have been a more fitting end.
 
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RE: Frog Found In Salad

Wed May 05, 2004 2:29 am

Lufthansa, it was a Qantas flight, not virginblue.
 
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RE: Frog Found In Salad

Wed May 05, 2004 5:21 am

I bet that made that pax 'jump'...at least the food was fresh and better it was alive not dead...imanage what we would say here if it was on AF...but this raises a serious question as to how did a frog end up in a caterers food supplies? Didn't someone see this when they were preparing it?
 
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RE: Frog Found In Salad

Wed May 05, 2004 5:26 am

Does this thread belong here? Really?

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RE: Frog Found In Salad

Wed May 05, 2004 5:32 am

I think this topic belongs here as much as any other topic....Isn't this website about airliners?.....Qantas is an airline with frog, but still an airline...
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RE: Frog Found In Salad

Wed May 05, 2004 5:59 am

Unbelievable. I heard this on the radio this aftrnoon while I was at work and I knew someone would post it.

Probably a stupid joke from a passenger.

Or maybe the frog wanted to be kissed by a gorgeous f/a.  Big grin

Who would turn out to be the frog then?
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RE: Frog Found In Salad

Wed May 05, 2004 11:09 am

I heard this on a Boston radio this afternoon:


"A passenger on an airline recently found a frog in her salad. She called over the flight attendant and said _________."

Whoever filled in the blank the best won tickets to some concert. People started with French comments which are lame. The winner said something about Iraqi's, I couldn't make it out, but the DJ was laughing.
 
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RE: Frog Found In Salad

Wed May 05, 2004 11:41 am

Yes I know richard....besides pacificblue don't serve meals...

What i ment was the different clientele... Pacificblue's are young backpackers, skiiers etc in partymood probably consuming a few. The QF flight was probably full of a much more sober crowd. Had it been the other flight, well, I am sure that frog wouldn't have made it off the plane alive.
 
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RE: Frog Found In Salad

Wed May 05, 2004 7:54 pm

"This one is called "Crunchy Frog."
"Crunchy Frog? Does it have bones?"
"Well, if we took out the bones, it wouldn't be crunchy, now, would it?"

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RE: Frog Found In Salad

Wed May 05, 2004 8:06 pm

So sad the frog was not prepared in the Bernard Loiseau style.

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RE: Frog Found In Salad

Wed May 05, 2004 9:16 pm

MMMMMM yummy........ (vomiting in background)  Insane

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RE: Frog Found In Salad

Wed May 05, 2004 11:32 pm

True Teva

A nice frog with sauce a l'americaine  Wink/being sarcastic

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RE: Frog Found In Salad

Thu May 06, 2004 8:04 am

Back in my Food Service working days at the College of St. Elizabeth in Convent Station, NJ a generation ago, we'd sometimes refer to this scenario as salad with MEAT, though only among us workers, NOT to the Sisters and students, of course. Big grin We never had any frogs but there was the occasional fly or cockroach mixed in with the lettuce. (That old place was a 'roach magnet, we could never eradicate the huge swarms of them we'd find) Hey, we were a low-budget food service, NOT a classy restaurant or diner!  Laugh out loud
 
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RE: Frog Found In Salad

Thu May 06, 2004 8:16 am

I always knew Qantas was culturally competent. How wonderful it is they serve the freshest of frogleg sushi with their innovative in-flight meals!
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