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Entry from October 31, 2021
“Never meat your heroes” (vegetarian/vegan saying)

“Never meet your heroes” is an entertainment saying (usually referring to actors, who are often different than the roles that they play). “Don’t/Never meat your heros” (or “Don’t/Never meat your heroes") is a vegetarian/vegan saying, usually referring to hero sandwiches.

“evanschm: dorkspeed: ‘Never meat your heros.’ Fixed” was posted on Twitter by Gawker Media Stream on August 22, 2010. “Why have vegans not pushed the ‘don’t meat your heros’ slogan. #chicken” was posted on Twitter by Lew55un on March 1, 2018. “NEVER MEAT YOUR HEROS VEGAN SUB SHOP” was posted on Twitter by Jeremy Woodcock on July 11, 2019. “New business idea: a vegan sub shop called Never Meat Your Heros” was posted on Twitter by yer pal mumbles on January 14, 2020.

“We’ll never put meat on your hero at my vegan sandwich shop ‘Never Meat Your Heroes’” was posted on Twitter by erictron on October 7, 2012. “Don’t meat your heroes - vegetarian sub sandwich shop slogan” was posted on Twitter by jason powell on April 5, 2014. “‘Never Meat Your Heroes’ would be a good slogan for a chain of vegetarian sandwich shops” was posted on Twitter by D Pacheco on July 4, 2014. “‘Never Meat Your Heroes’ would be an ok name for a vegan sub shop” was posted on Twitter by Wiseguy Pictures on September 4, 2014. “Don’t Meat Your Heroes: a vegan sandwich shop” was posted on Twitter by Molly Ruben-Long on October 13, 2016.


Twitter
Gawker Media Stream
@gmgstream
evanschm: dorkspeed: “Never meat your heros.” Fixed :D… http://jalopnik.com/c/27936142
5:36 PM · Aug 22, 2010·jalopnik

Twitter
Kevin Bland
@kevbland
Just as an experiment, I put some mince inside a small chocolate. It’s true what they say. You should never meat your Heroes.
10:28 AM · Feb 29, 2012·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Dave G
@Vitamin_DG
You should never meat your heroes. Especially if they’re vegetarian.
5:56 AM · Oct 7, 2012·Twitter for iPhone

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erictron
@ERICTR0N
We’ll never put meat on your hero at my vegan sandwich shop “Never Meat Your Heroes.”
2:41 PM · Oct 7, 2012 from North Okanagan, British Columbia·Twitter Web Client

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Alex Stein
@ThisAlexStein
Don’t ever meat your heroes. Cuz a lot of them are most likely vegetarians and probably wouldn’t like a bunch of smoked meat thrown at them.
9:51 AM · May 28, 2013·Twitter for iPhone

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Ben Davis
@bendavis_86
Just had a steak topped with mini Dairy Milks and Twirls. It was awful. Never meat your Heroes.
3:22 PM · Aug 16, 2013·Twitter for iPhone

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Steve B
@that_SteveB_kid
never meat your heroes… Especially if they’re vegetarians.
10:14 PM · Oct 2, 2013·Twitter Web Client

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jason powell
@jasonpowell98
Don’t meat your heroes - vegetarian sub sandwich shop slogan
12:30 AM · Apr 5, 2014·Twitter for iPhone

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D Pacheco
@whatdoiknow
“Never Meat Your Heroes” would be a good slogan for a chain of vegetarian sandwich shops.
12:57 PM · Jul 4, 2014·Twitter Web Client

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Wiseguy Pictures
@WiseguyPictures
“Never Meat Your Heroes” would be an ok name for a vegan sub shop. Or not. I don’t really care.
2:39 PM · Sep 4, 2014·Twitter Web Client

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Scott Fearichs
@KaiserNeko
@TanookiKuribo Wait, really? SHIT, I’ve been eating vegetarian there because I thought it was “Never MEAT your heroes!”
12:46 PM · Oct 20, 2014·Twitter Web Client

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justin caffier
@JustinCaffier
They say you should never never meat your heroes, which is why I think Subway has so many vegetarian options.
7:03 PM · Dec 7, 2014 from Los Angeles, CA·Twitter for iPhone

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Teenage Perkbag baybee
@perkee
Have you been to my vegetarian sandwich shop?
It’s called Never Meat Your Heroes.
12:58 PM · Feb 26, 2015·Twitter Web Client

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Ian Hall
@Ian64
I had my doubts when I made a statue of Superman out of pork. They said you should never meat your heroes
8:20 AM · Jun 11, 2015·Twitter Web Client

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Kevin
@_The4thWiseman_
“Never meat your heroes”
-Vegetarian sandwich shop
5:39 PM · Nov 12, 2015·Twitter for Android

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Chris Hewitt
@ChrisHewitt
Arnold Schwarzenegger wants us to eat more vegetarian meals. James Cameron is now a vegan. It’s true what they say - never meat your heroes.
7:15 AM · Dec 13, 2015·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
extremely loud and incredibly onlayne
@laynemontgomery
“Never meat your heroes” - a vegetarian at Subway
3:52 PM · Dec 19, 2015·Twitter Web Client

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Ceramic Knife
@overfora
Why hasn’t a veg/vegan advocacy group capitalized on the potential of putting “Don’t meat your heroes” on a picture of a sick veggie sub.
6:09 PM · Aug 18, 2016·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Molly Ruben-Long
@mollyrubenlong
Don’t Meat Your Heroes:
a vegan sandwich shop
12:35 AM · Oct 13, 2016 from Brooklyn, NY·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
James Isaiah Muñoz
@jamesmunoz
Opening a vegan sandwich shop called Never Meat Your Heroes.
2:54 PM · Oct 28, 2016·Facebook

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Marc Marwords|Socially Fawkes-would (th@s a JOKE)
@lkbhndyou_ha
I tried wrapping little Cadbury’s chocalates in bacon
yuck
never meat your Heros!
(Copyright-ish) #1PUN
8:55 AM · Dec 20, 2016·Twitter Web Client

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Edward Corrigan
@CorriganComedy
“Never meat your heroes.”
-Vegan Sandwich Proverb
6:53 PM · Sep 5, 2017·Twitter Web Client

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katherine
@diper__911
Don’t meat your heroes is my queer communist vegan sandwich shop welcome pls come in
11:11 PM · Oct 5, 2017·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
🄹🄰🄺🄴 🄵🄰🄻🄻🄾🄽
@jakeyjakeytweet
I’m opening a vegan sub shop called Never Meat Your Heroes
4:05 PM · Nov 8, 2017 from Los Angeles, CA·Twitter for iPhone

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Lew55un 𓃰
@onion_hagi
Why have vegans not pushed the “don’t meat your heros” slogan. #chicken
6:40 PM · Mar 1, 2018·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Abbi Crutchfield
@curlycomedy
Never meat your heroes. - old vegetarian proverb
1:21 PM · Mar 6, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
John Mangan
@johnmanganbits
A veggie hoagie called “Never Meat Your Heroes”
6:49 PM · Mar 23, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Kyle Holmin M.D.
@El_Paquito_Real
“Never meat your heroes"- vegan deli proverb.
5:42 AM · Apr 8, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Alex J Squire
@PLELTH
vegan sub shop called Don’t Meat Your Heroes
11:27 PM · Jul 8, 2018·Twitter Web App

Twitter
JB 4Realz
@JB4Realz
a vegetarian hoagie joint called “never meat your heroes”
9:28 AM · Aug 24, 2018·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Matt Schatz
@SchatzMatt
Name idea for a vegetarian sandwich shop: Never Meat Your Heroes.
7:54 PM · Oct 20, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Michael R. McLarnon
@mmclar
I guess if I had a vegetarian sandwich shop the slogan would be “Never meat your heroes”.
4:29 PM · Jun 22, 2019·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Jeremy Woodcock
@jwPencilAndPad
NEVER MEAT YOUR HEROS VEGAN SUB SHOP
1:05 PM · Jul 11, 2019·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
yer pal mumbles
@mumblethrax
New business idea: a vegan sub shop called Never Meat Your Heros
2:51 PM · Jan 14, 2020·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Joe Stapleton
@Stapes
A good name for a vegan sub shop would be “Don’t Meat Your Heroes.”
9:17 PM · Feb 17, 2020·Tweetbot for iΟS

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Nate
@thenewjetzzfan
Replying to @PFTCommenter and @andrewzimmern
I once saw Meatloaf at a sandwich shop. Never Meat your heroes while eating heroes.
12:53 AM · May 14, 2020·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Mobile Suit Rumham
@YoniSmokeMchine
vegetarians at sandwich shops be like “you should never meat your heros”
4:10 PM · Oct 24, 2020·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Good as Goldberg
@goldbergj
“Never Meat Your Heroes” would be a good name for a vegetarian sub sandwich restaurant.
9:34 AM · Dec 23, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Pun in a Million
@SamLangellier
A vegetarian sub shop called never meat your heroes.
1:41 PM · Dec 23, 2020·Twitter for Android

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mom olives
@MoMo_Lives
“Never meat your heros” - cynical vegetarian sandwich lover
12:34 AM · Feb 22, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Michael Graham
@ABWGraham
Vegetarian Sub Sandwich shop idea:
Never Meat Your Heros
Now accepting investors.
5:15 PM · Sep 24, 2021·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Joshua Torcello
@AlcoholJouster
Replying to @strxwmxn
“Never Meat Your Heros”
-A Vegan Deli in NYC
9:22 PM · Oct 7, 2021·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Adam Campbell-Schmitt
@adamcswrites
brb, going to open a vegetarian sandwich shop called “Never Meat Your Heroes”
11:35 AM · Oct 13, 2021·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Adam Gabel
@TheAdamGabel
I’m opening a Vegan Sandwich Shop called “Don’t Meat Your Heroes”.
10:48 PM · Oct 28, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

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