Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Funeral confetti

Pay your respects in style
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For years confetti makers have only had one revenue stream - weddings. But there's any number of events which could benefit from a sprinkling of the stuff. The most obvious untapped market is funerals. Black and dark-purple confetti would be the stylish way to show your respects as the funeral cortege passed by. It would also be popular with goths at parties.

*Not suitable for cremations, obviously

Martin H, Dec 17 2003

Halloween Confetti http://www.bulkpart...x/searchresults.htx
Black spiders. Perhaps if you did white skulls, you could sell into both markets? [DrCurry, Oct 04 2004]


       Substitute dirt for rice. +
thumbwax, Dec 17 2003

       ...and make really revolting risotto.
squeak, Dec 17 2003

       But who's going to throw the bouquet?
dimdeal, Dec 17 2003

       I'm more concerned about who's going to catch the bouquet...
NeilR, Dec 17 2003

       Do not the confetti manufacturers also make ticker-tape for sporting/public ceremonies ? If not - they should consider it !
VladTheImpaler, Dec 17 2003

       Rock-tossing at my funeral please. Because there just aren't enough riots as it is.
Letsbuildafort, Dec 17 2003

       The Jewish custom is to put, rather than flowers, a rock on the grave site immediately after the burial, and every time you visit, so that the dead person is being postmortem "stoned to death" which relieves them from punishment in the afterworld. It also gives you somehow a "correct" feeling that this is not a live person who gets flowers that wilt, but is now one with the inanimate world for a long time.
pashute, Jun 30 2010


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