Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Edible Front Lawn

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Apparently front lawns are the #1 irrigated crop in America. What a waste.

Bio-engineers should create a strain that tastes similar to lettuce - that way we can at least eat it. Bonus if it's some kind of sugar cane hybrid.

ixnaum, Sep 17 2019

Salad Days Yard
[xaviergisz, Sep 18 2019]

https://store.xkcd....ctual-size-stickers [hippo, Sep 18 2019]

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       //Bonus if it's some kind of sugar cane hybrid.// Because what America needs is... more sugar. Seriously? I mean, you guys put sugar in _everything_!
MaxwellBuchanan, Sep 17 2019
  

       On behalf of all Americans everywhere I would just like to say that at one time not too long ago our ancestors needed calories the way humming birds do because without it our graves came much sooner.   

       ...and then we invented Count-Chocola while spawning millennials, so...   

       // you guys put sugar in _everything_! //   

       S'true. In fact, the U.S. White House is made entirely of royal icing ... that's why Hillary loved to live there, and tried so hard to get back.   

       So much more style than the gingerbread house she had before ...
8th of 7, Sep 18 2019
  

       My front lawn is subject to frequent visits by at least 5 different cats from the local neighbourhood, something that I naturally encourage. The cats use the grassy area as an extended litter tray. This means that this is an excellent idea, provided the resulting crop is liquidised then tube fed directly into 8th of 7 via a substantial hose arrangement.
xenzag, Sep 18 2019
  

       If you're producing liquified cat turds, they'll be needed for the next batch of election manifestos, shirley ?
8th of 7, Sep 18 2019
  

       //Edible Front Lawn//*

[*not a euphemism]
hippo, Sep 18 2019
  

       //[*not a euphemism]//   

       That should be sold as a sticker, so that it could be affixed to all manner of printed material. Adding the phrase "[*not a euphemism]" to almost anything works well. For instance, "Birdseye* [*not a euphemism] fish fingers* [*not a euphemism]" or "Stoke Poges* [*not a euphemism] 5 miles".
MaxwellBuchanan, Sep 18 2019
  

       Indeed, I would like such stickers - to use where my “Actual Size!” stickers (see link) are inappropriate
hippo, Sep 18 2019
  

       Ah, the black art of subject framing.
wjt, Sep 20 2019
  

       Somehow I like it better as [*not a euphonium.]
RayfordSteele, Sep 22 2019
  
      
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