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Old 04-02-2012, 10:44 AM   #2131
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I went shopping for my monthly groceries this morning. Up and down the aisles I went. I hadn't made it to the pasta or bread aisles and all I see are "Gluten Free" labels on so many products. Since when did tomatoes have gluten? Or mayo? Or relish? Cheese? Eggs? Milk? Good Grief Charlie Brown. Give me a break! I am not that stupid.
Yeah. I have sympathy for people with alergies, but it's funny how an industry can jump on a trend and try and make money off of it. If you watch carefully you will probably notice that something touted as gluten free will somehow be a bit more expensive than any regular food, even though it naturally contains no or little gluten.....
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Old 04-02-2012, 10:45 AM   #2132
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I can remember seeing "Cholesterol Free" on a jar of preserves.
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Old 04-02-2012, 10:55 AM   #2133
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Andy, that's how I felt when I was on a plane and the package of peanuts I was handed exclaimed in bold print, "CONTAINS NUTS!"
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Old 04-02-2012, 11:12 AM   #2134
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Andy, that's how I felt when I was on a plane and the package of peanuts I was handed exclaimed in bold print, "CONTAINS NUTS!"
R e a l l y!!!!! Go figure.

Yep, just like on the box of shredded wheat I had for breakfast this morning. Ingredients: Wheat. By golly, isn't that amazing?
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Old 04-02-2012, 11:23 AM   #2135
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I have been trying to market empty bottles of "Dehydrated Water". On the instructions I have written,"Just add water".
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Old 04-02-2012, 11:26 AM   #2136
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I have been trying to market empty bottles of "Dehydrated Water". On the instructions I have written,"Just add water".

Hang in there, Rock. As Judy Tenuta says, "It could happen!"
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Old 04-02-2012, 12:42 PM   #2137
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I went shopping for my monthly groceries this morning. Up and down the aisles I went. I hadn't made it to the pasta or bread aisles and all I see are "Gluten Free" labels on so many products. Since when did tomatoes have gluten? Or mayo? Or relish? Cheese? Eggs? Milk? Good Grief Charlie Brown. Give me a break! I am not that stupid.
Lol. I agree. And then you see hard candy labeled as "A Fat Free Food". Duh. It's boiled sugar water with color and flavoring. Still doesn't make it a health food.
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It has been all down hill since the advertising business became the marketing business!
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So this weekend my car got pelted with hail, leaving little dents on the trunk lid, roof, and hood. I go out this morning to find the side of my car covered with baked beans....

You can't make this stuff up. Apparently a can of Bush's baked beans went rogue and rolled under the tire of my neighbor's car. As he backed out and ran over it, it exploded, onto my car... Of all the things that I imagined washing off my car, baked beans was very low on the list!

Someone is wondering where their can of baked beans went.
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So this weekend my car got pelted with hail, leaving little dents on the trunk lid, roof, and hood. I go out this morning to find the side of my car covered with baked beans....

You can't make this stuff up. Apparently a can of Bush's baked beans went rogue and rolled under the tire of my neighbor's car. As he backed out and ran over it, it exploded, onto my car... Of all the things that I imagined washing off my car, baked beans was very low on the list!

Someone is wondering where their can of baked beans went.
Aw phooey. The dents are bummer. The baked beans, well I'm just glad you can see the humour.
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