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What The Hell Do You Call This Meat Product?

Peameal bacon? Canadian bacon? Back bacon?

Listen up, world. We need to talk. And it's about something really important: It's about bacon.

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Do we have your attention now?

But hold on a minute! We're not talking about those long strips of bacon pictured in all their glory above. We're talking about this:

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This solid piece of meat that's kind of roundish and cut in circles. And sometimes has yellow crumb stuff on the outside.

Because NO ONE KNOWS WHAT IT IS ACTUALLY CALLED.

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Is it "Canadian bacon"?

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Can bacon have a...nationality?

But what about "peameal bacon"?

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Or what's this "back bacon"?

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But could it just be..."ham"?

@claudiamarinaa / Via Twitter: @claudiamarinaa

WAIT. Does rolling any bacon in stuff suddenly change its bacon identity, and thereby give it a completely different name?

@ABakerN7 / Via Twitter: @ABakerN7

So we tried to investigate further but just ended up getting more confused...

Because a highly reputable source described "peameal bacon" as three different things! Or gave it three different names.

Wikipedia / Via en.wikipedia.org

CORNMEAL BACON?!?! Well, that's a new one.

And the more we looked into it, we kept finding MORE AND MORE names that people were calling it.

@irving_devin / Via Twitter: @irving_devin

BOLOGNA!?!?!? Don't do this to us, Devin.

So, we give up.

  1. Let's settle this. What do YOU call this meat product?

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Let's settle this. What do YOU call this meat product?
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    Bacon
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    Peameal bacon
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    Canadian bacon
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    Back bacon
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    Ham
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    English bacon
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    British bacon
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    Irish bacon
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    Cornmeal bacon
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    Pork loin
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    Bologna
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    Something else that's not on this list

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