How to Eat Fried Worms Symbols & Objects

Thomas Rockwell
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The bet

The bet consists of eating 15 worms in 15 days, and is posed to Billy by Alan when Billy says he could eat just about anything. To ensure fairness, Tom is made Billy’s second while Joe is made Alan’s second. The worms must be selected by Alan and Joe and can only be regular ground worms, but may be prepared in any way so long as the worm remains whole. One worm per day must be eaten, and it must be verified by Alan and Joe.

Worms

Worms are the selected food that Billy must eat for the bet he makes with Alan. Billy must eat 15 worms in 15 days to win the bet. At first, Billy has difficulty eating the worms not so much for the taste as for the thought of eating worms. But with Tom’s encouragement to imagine he is eating something...

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