Chinese mail puts its stamp on the Year of the Pig

BEIJING —Folks in China with a penchant for pigging out on sweet-and-sour pork need not go out to a restaurant for a taste of the Asian delicacy. They can stay home and lick their postage stamps instead.

According to the Associated Press, China, in celebration of the Year of the Pig, has released a set of stamps that smell like sweet-and-sour pork when you scratch the front of them and taste like the popular dish when you lick the back. —Folks in China with a penchant for pigging out on sweet-and-sour pork need not go out to a restaurant for a taste of the Asian delicacy. They can stay home and lick their postage stamps instead.

The stamps went on sale before the Chinese New Year, which will be celebrated Feb. 18. —Folks in China with a penchant for pigging out on sweet-and-sour pork need not go out to a restaurant for a taste of the Asian delicacy. They can stay home and lick their postage stamps instead.