Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Salt and Pepper shaped Salt and Pepper Shakers

Shakers shaped like Salt and Pepper
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Salt and pepper shakers shaped like a (magnified) grain of salt and a dried whole peppercorn.
JesusHChrist, Mar 21 2005

Salt grain and pepper corn https://www.google....st=1430508541023089
[JesusHChrist, Mar 21 2005, last modified Apr 30 2015]

Shakers. http://www.answers.com/topic/shakers
[2 fries shy of a happy meal, Mar 21 2005]


       Don't you think they have it rough enough already? [link]   

       Interesting debate--do you really want to see what your food looks like highly magnified, while eating it? Especially for seasonings, which remain mostly invisible while imparting flavor? Still, bun for spatial synecdoche, and for the almost fractal effect (case of salt shakers that looks like a salt shaker, truck that looks like a case...).
Etymon, Mar 21 2005

       I thought they would just look like a pile of salt and a pile of ground peppers. Once you'd try to pick them up you'd notice that they're fake and really shakers. (Does anyone still use pepper shakers? It's always mills around here, and there the illusion would be harder to achieve.)
jutta, Feb 15 2011

       So, one is cubic, and one is a (rough) sphere?   

       I like that. [+]
Alx_xlA, Feb 15 2011

       [+], assuming the salt shaker's peppercorn-shaped, and the pepper shaker's saltiform.
mouseposture, Feb 16 2011

       [Etymon] you just wanted to use the word synecdoche. I liked the movie though.. Kinda.
daseva, Feb 16 2011

       If the salt was a white cube, with softened edges, and the pepper was a brown/black sphere with a few softened wrinkles, both made of ceramic, it'd be lovely. [+]
baconbrain, Feb 16 2011


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