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Gasptronomique.

That’s the new word…  Gasptronomique.

Gasptronomique Adj.  Pertaining to all foods that can theoretically be eaten but never should have been invented, being disgusting enough to make maggots throw up in their mouths repeatedly.  From Middle-Earth gaspen, meaning “sharp intake of breath” and -tronomique, meaning “bad enough to make maggots throw up in their mouths repeatedly”.

A fine example is the food Surströmming.  Or Hákarl.

Makes Lutefisk seem like a perfectly executed Salade Niçoise.

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