>Spam - a processed meat product (containing ham and other
>unmentionable pieces of hogs) first made by the Hormel company of
>Austin, Minnesota to feed USA soldiers during World War II. Gained a
>reputation of being a rather undesirable and often despised.
Perhaps it was made with the intention of feeding the soldiers, but I
understand that it actually wasn't eaten by the soldiers.
Which may have been a good thing. :)