“Jack Sprat” / A Memorable Fancy #211

Jack Sprat was the world’s eat-no-fat record holder. He won many no-fat-eating competitions. He endorsed products containing no fat, and championed healthy causes. In secret, however, Jack ate fat. He ate a great deal of fat. He ate fat every chance he could get. He loved fat. He slurped it down with spoons and sucked it up with straws. He ate it fried and broiled and baked and even raw at times. There were suspicions that Jack was an eater-cheater. But he managed to hide his behavior by … [Read more...]