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

Saving space in the lunchbox.
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Fruit comes in different , random sizes. I suggest square fruit - which would be both more space efficient and open to industry standardisation.
Kettch, Jan 11 2001

Taming the Watermelon http://hermosa.hope...les/watermelon.html
Fruit is grown in a box. [jutta, Jan 11 2001]


       What, still no G4 jokes?
jutta, Jan 12 2001

Kettch, Jan 12 2001

       It'd get kind of dangerous to throw it at people, what with the sharp edges and all.
salmon, Jan 13 2001

       Reminds me of one of those stupid little poems :   

       To market to market went my brother Jim,
Somebody threw a tomato at him,
Tomatoes are soft, and don't bruise the skin,
But this one killed Jim - it was wrapped in a tin.

       Oh! the humour...
Detly, Jan 13 2001

       a "lifeless" limerick indeed, Detly...
absterge, Jan 15 2001

       Sorry, that ain't a limerick. A limerick's rhyme scheme is AABBA. You've got AABAB. Nevertheless, it's a fine bit of verse in its own right.
Vance, Feb 07 2001

       Actually, this idea was primitively baked by George Stevenson, in the form of the cucumber tube. it straightens out cucumbers into the long thin shapes we see today. Before the cucumber tube cucumbers were grwon bent, much like a banana.
[ sctld ], Jun 17 2001

       Congrats on your prescience, Kettch!
Cosmickt, Jun 17 2001

       You could grill square fruits on a cubical barbecue.
beauxeault, Jun 18 2001

       That's barbecube, Beaux.
bobzaguy, Aug 25 2001


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