Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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The Infinite Croissant

(might cure world hunger if managed carefully)
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A small quantity of standard croissant dough, duly buttered, is prepared and shaped to yield just one croissant. This croissant, as it is rolled and folded, gradually assumes the shape of the well-known Mandelbrot fractal. As it bakes, small portions of flaky crust rise to fill in the fine detail of the edging and as it cools, these form the finished Infinite Croissant. Serve on a large-ish plate to perhaps a couple of million people to start with, with the strict instruction that if they only nibble carefully around the edges, they might never be starving again.
Phrontistery, Aug 09 2012

Fractal Croissant http://www.fractalf...ry;sa=view;id=11594
[RayfordSteele, Aug 09 2012]


       hmm... you know, historically that also works with fish, bones and all.
FlyingToaster, Aug 09 2012

       And toast too, if I'm not mistaken.
sqeaketh the wheel, Aug 09 2012

       Now I get it - "FlyingToaster" - loaves and toast and flying chariots. I think Velikovsky covered all that in this ground-breaking work, did he not?
sqeaketh the wheel, Aug 09 2012

       Von Daniken, shirley?
pertinax, Aug 09 2012

       Croissantissitissi ... tisissimo?
Inyuki, Aug 14 2012


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