Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Hate Calenders? Not lactose intolerant? Excellent!
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One of my biggest problems in the morning is remembering what I have to do that day and getting all of the things that I will need prepared and in front of me. Calenders and planners are useful for that sort of thing, but I always forget to check them, as I bet many people do. One thing, however, that is viewed, handled, etc almost every morning in almost every home is the carton of milk. I propose milk manufacturers begin to leave large areas of blank space on their milk storage containers on which various family members can write notes, dates, reminders, etc. that they will see as they prepare their morning cereal, coffee, etc.
Postscript, Mar 22 2010

Bag of milk http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milk_bag
[rcarty, Mar 23 2010]

My online milkman http://www.milkandmore.co.uk/
[hippo, Mar 23 2010]

Often the urine of tripped-out reindeer would be consumed for its psychedelic effects http://www.cannabis...ent/2003/12/18/3136
[Voice, Dec 28 2015]

"calender" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calender
[notexactly, Dec 28 2015]


       I read this as ReindeerMilk. Probably because I haven't had my caffeine jolt yet. But I'm awake enough to say this; Isn't 3/4 of the milk carton (plastic jug), blank already and wouldn't you just need a Sharpee Marking Pen sitting next to the fridge to accomplish the same thing? Not sure bout this one, ps.
blissmiss, Mar 22 2010

       In a marketing climate where oddly colored foods can be marketed to children for two dollars more, I'm pretty sure that, while this may not be necessary, it can be done and will probably return profit.
Postscript, Mar 22 2010

       [21 Quest] No, but see above.
Postscript, Mar 22 2010

       //leave large areas of blank space on their milk storage containers// Not permitted. All large areas of blank space everywhere must be filled with advertising.
mouseposture, Mar 22 2010

       We definitely have a cultural milk holder gap here. In the US we have big honking plastic white jugs of milk. UK seems to have beautiful, curvaceous, creamy white bottles. Therein lies the difference. Soooooo while reindeermilk may indeed taste better coming from a bottle, we here in the US must suffer in silence. Hope this helps to clarify the issue.
blissmiss, Mar 23 2010

       Milk comes in bags here.
rcarty, Mar 23 2010

       The idea remains good though - write reminders on your milk.
wagster, Mar 23 2010

       I also get milk delivered in bottles too, by a milkman. The only difference between how this worked when I was a child and how this works now is that when I was a child you could get unpasteurised milk delivered to the door in bottles (this is now illegal), and now the ordering of how many bottles you want and the payment is done on the internet, rather than with a scribbled note and a cheque stuck in the top of an 'empty'.
hippo, Mar 23 2010

       See link for their fancy website. I miss the delivery of unpasteurised milk - it was not homogenised either, so, in the Spring, the top third of the bottle was thick yellow cream, which you had to free up with a knife stuck into the bottle so that you could get the milk out...
hippo, Mar 23 2010

       vento et rapida scribere oportet aqua
pertinax, Mar 23 2010

       2 please.
skinflaps, Mar 24 2010

       //vento et rapida scribere oportet aqua//   

       "If you have to pee into the wind, pee quickly" ?
FlyingToaster, Mar 25 2010


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