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  • They were two-legged animals, omnivorous.†   (source)
  • That's the omnivore's dilemma and it's growing bigger every day.†   (source)
  • If I had to give this dinner a name, it would have to be the Omnivore's Thanksgiving.†   (source)
  • Maybe that's part of our omnivore's instinct.†   (source)
  • When it comes to the omnivore's dilemma, each rat is on its own.†   (source)
  • Rats solve the omnivore's dilemma by testing new food.†   (source)
  • MARKETING NEW MEALS And so for us, the omnivore's dilemma becomes bigger and bigger.†   (source)
  • The culture of food didn't just solve the omnivore's dilemma.†   (source)
  • The omnivore's dilemma has been around a long time.†   (source)
  • It would give me a chance to look at the omnivore's dilemma in a new (or rather old) light.†   (source)
  • The omnivore's dilemma is one reason our brains are so large.†   (source)
  • Luckily, we don't have to use the rat method for solving the omnivore's dilemma.†   (source)
  • We were going to solve the omnivore's dilemma the way millions of Americans do every day.†   (source)
  • What had happened to resolve my omnivore's dilemma?†   (source)
  • So I set out to try to solve the modern omnivore's dilemma.†   (source)
  • Humans, on the other hand, need a lot of brainpower to safely choose an omnivore's diet.†   (source)
  • By following simple rules like these, people solved the omnivore's dilemma.†   (source)
  • I think that's because mushroom hunting seems to be a perfect example of the omnivore's dilemma.†   (source)
  • Once it was discovered, cooking became one of the most important tools of the human omnivore.†   (source)
  • THE OMNIVORE'S DILEMMA Now I had a big problem.†   (source)
  • Today, the modern omnivore has almost no culture to fall back on.†   (source)
  • A sweet tooth is part of our omnivore's brain.†   (source)
  • They are omnivores whereas I understand that T. rex ate only meat.†   (source)
  • But because we are omnivores we have very little built-in instinct that tells us which foods are good for us and which aren't.†   (source)
  • Modern Americans have lost the solution to the omnivore's dilemma and today the problem is bigger than it has ever been.†   (source)
  • The more I studied and read about food the more I realized I was suffering from a form of the omnivore's dilemma.†   (source)
  • You can find more of them in the book I wrote after The Omnivore's Dilemma, called In Defense of Food.†   (source)
  • SOLVING THE OMNIVORE'S DILEMMA I met several of those customers on Wednesday afternoon as they came to collect the fresh chickens they'd reserved.†   (source)
  • I would have the help of some friends, but when it came down to it, I would have to solve the omnivore's dilemma myself.†   (source)
  • It's certainly an advantage we have over the omnivore rat, which cannot share its hard-won knowledge of food with other rats.†   (source)
  • What I was hearing, in other words, was the same omnivore's dilemma that had spurred me to write this book.†   (source)
  • But, unlike koalas and monarch butterflies, omnivores not only can eat different foods, we need to eat a variety of foods to stay healthy.†   (source)
  • In 2002, one article in the New THE NO-FAD FRENCH Relying on experts or magazine articles is a very new way of solving the omnivore's dilemma.†   (source)
  • THE OMNIVORE'S DILEMMA, PART II Hiking in the Berkeley hills one afternoon in January I followed the path into a grove of big oaks.†   (source)
  • The Omnivore s'Solution: Some Tips for Eating I'll bet I know your last burning question: "What now?"†   (source)
  • THE MODERN OMNIVORE Over thousands of years, human beings built a culture of food that helped us figure out what to eat and what to avoid.†   (source)
  • THE OMNIVORE'S BRAIN The first thing we should remember is that our bodies have evolved to help us solve the omnivore's dilemma.†   (source)
  • Ultimately, our omnivore's dilemma is rooted in our nature as human beings — but we've made our choices much harder than they used to be.†   (source)
  • The Omnivore's Dilemma IS THAT FOOD?†   (source)
  • I thought this meal might take me back to a time when the omnivore's dilemma wasn't as complicated, when we had a more direct connection with our food.†   (source)
  • That chanterelle (or was it a false chanterelle?) reminded me of the basic problem that had started me on my food chain journey — the omnivore's dilemma.†   (source)
  • Rats are also omnivores.†   (source)
  • She tried to bite him cruelly, her coarse, sensual lips stretched back over her teeth like an enraged omnivorous beast's.†   (source)
  • The biped omnivore again had need of his biting, tearing, animal teeth, for the race was spilling out (as it had so often before) to kill or be killed, eat or be eaten.†   (source)
  • Their heads were slightly equine but they had pads rather than hoofs and were omnivores, not hayburners.†   (source)
  • And I wont say ragged or even shoeless, since we have been both long enough to have grown accustomed to it, only, thank God (and this restores my faith not in human nature perhaps but at least in man) that he really does not become inured to hardship and privation: it is only the mind, the gross omnivorous carrion-heavy soul which becomes inured; the body itself, thank God, never reconciled from the old soft feel of soap and clean linen and something between the sole of the foot and the earth to distinguish it from the foot of a beast.†   (source)
  • was called light; that 'smell; that 'touch; that other something which has bequeathed not even name for sound of bee or bird or flower's scent or light or sun or love; —yes, not even growing and developing, beloved by and loving light, but equipped only with that cunning, that inverted canker-growth of solitude which substitutes the omnivorous and unrational hearing-sense for all the others: so that instead of accomplishing the processional and measured milestones of the normal childhood's time I lurked, unapprehended as though, shod with the very damp and velvet silence of the womb, I displaced no air, gave off no betraying sound, from one closed forbidden door to the next and s†   (source)
  • And while deciphering from its pages the price of shoes, jackets, hats, and caps for his five omnivorous children, a greatcoat for himself of soothing proportions, high collar, broad belt, large, impressive buttons chancing to take his eye, he had paused to consider regretfully that the family budget of three thousand dollars a year would never permit of so great luxury this coming winter, particularly since his wife, Ella, had had her mind upon a fur coat for at least three winters past.†   (source)
  • For like certain other omnivorous roving lovers that might be named, my Lord Whale has no taste for the nursery, however much for the bower; and so, being a great traveller, he leaves his anonymous babies all over the world; every baby an exotic.†   (source)
  • One of the stanchest patrons was little Ned Higgins, the devourer of Jim Crow and the elephant, who to-day signalized his omnivorous prowess by swallowing two dromedaries and a locomotive.†   (source)
  • Henchard, being uncultivated himself, was the bitterest critic the fair girl could possibly have had of her own lapses—really slight now, for she read omnivorously.†   (source)
  • In her bewilderment, she offered him first a wooden dragoon, and next a handful of marbles; neither of which being adapted to his else omnivorous appetite, she hastily held out her whole remaining stock of natural history in gingerbread, and huddled the small customer out of the shop.†   (source)
  • Nor with goats, though they prove some inconvenience in terms of their omnivorous habits; one ate a handkerchief of mine last year, though I admit the fault was mine in allowin' the fabric to protrude injudiciously from my coat-pocket.†   (source)
  • Wind their way through miles of omnivorous forest to sucksucculent her breast dry.†   (source)
  • Those succulent bivalves may help us and the truffles of Perigord, tubers dislodged through mister omnivorous porker, were unsurpassed in cases of nervous debility or viragitis.†   (source)
  • remark (or should it be called an interruption?) that an omnivorous being which can masticate, deglute, digest and apparently pass through the ordinary channel with pluterperfect imperturbability such multifarious aliments as cancrenous females emaciated by parturition, corpulent professional gentlemen, not to speak of jaundiced politicians and chlorotic nuns, might possibly find gastric relief in an innocent collation of staggering bob, reveals as nought else could and in a very unsavoury light the tendency above alluded to.†   (source)
  • I know perfectly well my own egotism,
    Know my omnivorous lines and must not write any less,
    And would fetch you whoever you are flush with myself.†   (source)
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