Ok kids, so I am sure most of you have heard of this term for people who
enjoy eating and all things food related that has been recently tossed around in abundance...The
"Foodie". A definition of this person would be:
Foodie is an informal
term for a particular class of aficionado of food and drink. The word was
coined in 1981 by Paul Levy and Ann Barr, who used it in the title of their
1984 book The Official Foodie Handbook. Although the two terms are sometimes
used interchangeably, foodies differ from gourmets in that gourmets are
epicures of refined taste, whereas foodies are amateurs who simply love food
for consumption, study, preparation, and news
Thank God for Wikipedia, anyway back in 2001 I coined
the term "Fatty" and I have never officially written
the book but I here and now claim this term for my own with the following
Unlike the Foodie, a Fatty or Fat kid 4Life (thanks Tyler Cox), is someone who
is not solely interested in being a person of class, couth, or contention in
the realm of edibles. The Fatty is not a food snob, they are just food
obsessed. A Fatty does not have to be acctually "fat" or overweight they just
have the mindset of a person driven by food, attaining it, consuming it, and
finding creative ways to make it even more delicious / fattening.
may recognize a fatty by the following factors:
They see or refer to
food in sexual terms.
They give directions an use food establishments as
They often suffer from "GHS" or Grumpy Hungry Syndrome
have been known to sleep eat, find food in their clothes, pockets, or
They plan their day around meals.
combine and invent knew foods in an effort to satiate their fatty cravings i.e.
a pork rind, bacon, Krispy Kreme, skittle, whip cream pizza.
describe a sandwhich as refreshing or relaxing.
They always eat your
leftovers, even a pizza slice that has been sitting in a FRAT house couch for 2
They steal menus from restaurants to plan for future meals
eating competitions and travel in other fatty packs, like heards of
If you are a Fatty don't be ashamed. Make an effort to mix in
some water between milkshakes and don't pick the veggies off your sandwhich.
Maybe even jog or walk to the fast food establishment closest to you instead of
driving so you don't die of congestive heart failure before you are 30, but
hold your fork high and represent FAT KIDS 4LIFE!