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Meet the Periwinkles:
For some very weird reason, I had this conversation with periwinkles commonly called “piom-piom” in the south-south region. Periwinkles are always present in basically all the soups prepared in this region. It acts as a substitute for meat and even fish. It can be found in everything edible apart from snacks.
Here is what they said:
Me: What makes periwinkles so important?
Head of Periwinkles committee popularly called H.P.C: “We are the easiest to catch. We hang around shallow water and river beds. We are easy to spot,too. We spice poor soups rich and rich soups richer.
The sad thing is that no one knows we’re gradually going extinct. Humans have only one thing in mind -their pleasure”.