When I was a kid my Mum used to tell me to eat my crusts.  Maybe this guy is just rebelling against that 1980s parental directive.  Of course, parents back then didn’t know that bread is carbs and carbs are bad!

However, this does also throw some light on the differences between how Brits and Americans eat.  My US friends are always ridiculing me for the way in which I use a knife and fork, even though I know facing the fork downwards as opposed to upwards (like a spoon) is the correct use of cutlery.  There was one time I attempted to use a knife and fork to eat a very large burger, which disgusted the Americans I was dining with.  So much so, they still talk about it more than a year later.  But I accept that mistake and have never done anything so British ever since.

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