Note to self – Pick up “Merde: Excursions in Scientific, Cultural, and Sociohistorical Coprology (1999)”
The word “science,” meaning knowledge, and the word “shit,” from the Old English sci- tan, both apparently derive from the same ancient Indo-European root, as does the Greek word from which scatology is derived. (The modern Greek expression Skata sta montra sou is not recommended for polite society.)
See also – http://www.straightdope.com/columns/050610.html rE:coprophagia
Not for the poo-squeamish. two words – “dutch oven” I have absolutely no idea why someone would get into that style of stuff. Maybe I’m not so German after all.