Bom Bom Tarrare

Rob Macdougall writes about the miserable and disgusting life of Tarrare, an 18th century french man who would literally eat anything. He points to a longer article about the topic on Fortean Times called The Cat Eaters (yes, people who ate live cats), where I learned that Tarrare’s name survives in expressions like Bom-bom tarare […]