Someone on Quora, a site that I’ve lately come to love, asked about the meaning of the phrase “France is Bacon.” It shows up, now and then, in the oddest places.
I knew the answer to this one, because I still remember the first time I read the origin story. It came in response to a Reddit Inquiry entitled “What word or phrase did you totally misunderstand as a child?”
Redditor Lard_Baron responded with this charming reminiscence:
After all this time, that story still makes me smile.