Anorak | Casino Tycoon Stanley Ho Buys A Dog Truffle

Casino Tycoon Stanley Ho Buys A Dog Truffle

by | 2nd, December 2007

truf-pig.jpg EVERY year Anorak keeps a close eye out for the giant truffle story.

Often it is filed under “Pig Story”. There are many tabloid pig stories, notably: British Pork Scratching Week; celebrity A adopts Vietnamese pot-bellied pig; Jamie Oliver; A Day In The Life Of Rebecca Loos; pig finds giant truffle, and so on…

But today’s pig/truffle story a giant white truffle weighing 1.5kg (3.3lb) has been sold for $330,000 (£165,000) at an auction held simultaneously in Macau, London and Florence turns out to a be dog story.

With pigs now passed off as pet, dogs are moving into pig work. Look out for “Dogs Are The New Pigs”.


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