Even though a friend told Roald Dahl that liquorice bootlaces were made out by boiling, stirring, crunching, steamrolling and slicing 10,000 RATS into long, thin, red strands, Roald carried on eating them. They were delicious!
BEWARE: IF YOU EAT LIQUORICE, YOU CAN SUFFER FROM RATATITIS!!!!
From: The Dahl Manac by: Roald Dahl