Every Vegetable Has Its Day

The BBC reports that the Belgian city of Ghent is planning to orchestrate a weekly veggiedag (veggie day), when the entire population will be encouraged to spurn meat and help reduce the city’s environmental footprint. Ironically, this environment-saving move was accompanied by the printing of 90,000 paper maps showing residents where to find the town’s vegetarian restaurants. City of Ghent, the cows say: “Dank u wel.” The trees, on the other hand, are extending what looks very much like a giant wooden middle finger.

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