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UNIQUE USES MADE OF BREAD
The inhabitants of Asia Minor,
Arabia, Turkestan and the Tigris
Euphrates valley have a unique use
for bread. Instead of making it into
loaves, "they make it into sheets.
These sheets are bout 40 inches
wide and twice as long. The natives
make almost as much use of these as
the American natives make of "birch
If an awning is needed as a pro
tection against either sun or rain, a
roll of this bread is unfurled and car
ried back and forth over a pole sev
eral times. If it has a coat of mut
ton tallow or almond oil, the bread
is fairly waterproof.
The Arab uses his sheets of bread,
which look much like chamois leath
er, for makeshift blankets.
Popularity of whale flesh in Japan
is steadily increasing. For several
years past this meat has been used,
both fresh and canned.