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  • A fishstick is a processed food made using a whitefish such as cod which have been battered and/or breaded. They are commonly available in the frozen food section of Western supermarkets, and on children's menus in family-oriented restaurants.


    In the 1950s they were nasty, soggy fishy little cakes with too much breading that were served to school children as part of the typical school lunch, especially on Fridays when Catholic children traditionally could not eat meat.

    February 3, 2008

  • Known as fish fingers in Australia. Which makes sense. Because you hardly ever meet fish with fingers, of course because their digits have been mercilessly amputated and breaded by supermarket suppliers run by ageing Catholics.

    February 3, 2008

  • "The Fishstick" is a dance proposed by the You Look Nice Today podcast in the 2008 Sacks-Minelli Disease episode:

    The Fishstick is a dance that is not noticeable unless someone <i>really</i> pays attention to the "dancer" for several minutes. You can do the Fishstick to any song, but a recommended song for beginners is Tighten Up by Archie Bell and the Drells. There are many Youtube videos of people possible doing the Fishstick.

    This is not an instructional video:

    May 5, 2015