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- n.pl. Variants of chitterlings.
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- n. Eye dialect spelling of chitterlings.
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- n. small intestines of hogs prepared as food
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CHITTERLINGS: Also known as chitlins, these are the fatty small intestines of a pig and are very popular in deep Southern cooking.
The closest thing I can say that I've had to haggis is chitterlings (or "chitlins"), a common southern/African American dish made of pig intestines; it smells DISGUSTING, and tastes ... eh.
MLH, No I can't see that taking an animal with a gun is separate from taking one with a knife, and I don't have to eat chitlins to appreciate my kill.
You don't have to appreciate the chitlins to appreciate the kill.
ShelbyC says: zuch: Should they all be saying, “Why thankyoo, massah, I shore doo appre-shate dem chitlins ya dun giveme”?
Should they all be saying, “Why thankyoo, massah, I shore doo appre-shate dem chitlins ya dun giveme”?
Like Jerry said, anything battered and fried is good (i.e. chitlins.) 0 Good Comment?
"Dropped the chitlins, drop the ham hocks, getting some -- I won't say better food, I'll say other food."
"To be honest, it takes more to eat chitlins boiled than it takes to be a beauty queen," says Mr. Salley.
It's like having a conspiracy to control the price of chitlins.