Thursday, November 13, 2008

Now We're Really in Trouble

Recently eaten: garlicky cheese tortellini
Recent annoyance:

Well, the rich folk are really in trouble now. The financial crisis has forced the sale of imperfect produce. That's how bad it is. No more row after row of shiny, beautiful apples. What was once the comestible of the poor and the also-ugly, is now being thrust into the faces of civilized folk. We're ruined.

Europe Relaxes Rules on Sale of Ugly Fruits and Vegetables
(New York Times)
Misshapen fruit and vegetables won a reprieve on Wednesday from the European Union as it scrapped rules banning overly curved, extra knobbly or oddly shaped produce from supermarket shelves.

"There'll be no reprieve for you!"

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