Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Quote of the day

"Next Wednesday is a new dawn for the bendy cucumber and the amusingly shaped carrot." --Michael Mann, European Commission agriculture spokesman, on the commission's likely decision to eliminate some of the shape and size regulations for fruits and vegetables sold in the EU.


Anonymous said...

That's what she said!? No? Too soon?

Brave Sir Robin said...

That's what she said!?


(Never too soon)

Anne said...

Ha! Indeed. And as BSR said, never too soon.

Bee said...

We had a story about this in the paper this weekend. Apparently, they throw away tons of veg that doesn't conform to the rules . . . which are extensive and nitpicky.