Those Terrifying Fish

After reading Caitlin Moran’s column in the London Times, I’m wondering whether in fact the world might indeed be divided into fish lovers (people who value fish for fishes’ sake, even if they occasionally eat a few) and fish fearers (people who think we should eat them all as soon as possible).
Moran points to a pattern in the renaming of fish to either suite culinary trends or feed nightmares, and behind it all is a lesson in how ignorance breeds fear. “What goes on down there? What are they all doing? Even though lions and mosquitoes and, as we now know thanks to QI, donkeys kill millions of people a year, there’s something ultimately less terrifying about them compared with fish.”

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