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Why is a pork shoulder called a Boston butt roast when the real butt is a ham?

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scout_mom

Asked by scout_mom at 7:34 PM on May. 26, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • Often wondered this myself.
    pookiekins34

    Answer by pookiekins34 at 9:08 AM on May. 27, 2011

  • First of all...Best. Question. Ever.

    Second of all, I have no idea. It probably goes back to some kind of butcher's code or something.
    Fistandantalus

    Answer by Fistandantalus at 9:12 AM on May. 27, 2011

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