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to state there is a right and wrong way to cut a sandwich?

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ChaosTrulyReigns Fri 26-Apr-13 19:21:39

Pole to ploe is incorrect.

Around the equator is the One True Way.

Any deviation from this means you are a Sarnie Deviant.


Oh, triangles are acceptable. Mmmkay?


Yama Fri 26-Apr-13 19:24:08

Dd gets triangles.

Ds gets rectangles.

Dh and I don't eat bread.

MortifiedAdams Fri 26-Apr-13 19:24:10

Triangles are only acceptable for toast. Sandwiches should be cut straight across tge middle. Mind, the right sandwich should be in a large round white floury bap which doesnt need cutting.

Freddiemisagreatshag Fri 26-Apr-13 19:24:17

There is also a right and wrong way to hold a sandwich. not the weird way DS does it that drives me batty

grumpygov Fri 26-Apr-13 19:24:53

Triangles only. They taste so much nicer.

MardyBra Fri 26-Apr-13 19:25:35

Wtf do you mean by pole to ploe (sic) and around the equator.

Can you please draw a diagram?

MardyBra Fri 26-Apr-13 19:26:08

I do squares unless I am trying to be posh, then it's triangles.

overprotection Fri 26-Apr-13 19:26:23

Triangles are for immature people, they think eating triangle sandwiches make them appear cooler than they actually are.

DameFanny Fri 26-Apr-13 19:26:27

Triangles are Acksherley the one true way. There's science and everything about the increased ratio of filling to bread in each mouthful.

You luddite.

DameFanny Fri 26-Apr-13 19:27:34

Oh, sorry, I see that should be you luddites

MardyBra Fri 26-Apr-13 19:27:35

I once did a thread on carrot cutting. I am a luddite because I do circles sometimes.

Fakebook Fri 26-Apr-13 19:28:45

Triangles for sweet fillings.

Rectangles for savoury fillings.

Fingers for the baby.

hazeyjane Fri 26-Apr-13 19:28:52

No triangles, for toast or sandwiches.

Cut across the middle, all the crust on one side.

Never cut through the crust.

Doinmummy Fri 26-Apr-13 19:29:13

They have to be cut length wise so that each half has a bit if top crust and a bit of bottom crust.

LadyBeagleEyes Fri 26-Apr-13 19:29:16

Triangles of course.
It's all about the presentation grin
They just look nicer, and I always cut off the crusts.

BanjoPlayingTiger Fri 26-Apr-13 19:29:38

My ds swears his butties taste better if I cut them into triangles.

I would scoff, but I prefer them that way too.

So, yes. YABU. smile

SadGiantPanda Fri 26-Apr-13 19:29:46

Just eat bamboo. No need for stupid sandwiches. Or sadwiches as I call them.

Doinmummy Fri 26-Apr-13 19:29:59

X post haze

EmpressOfThe7OceansLovesMN Fri 26-Apr-13 19:30:57

I was once accused of having unnatural ways with radishes.

FBmum Fri 26-Apr-13 19:32:06

Aren't you all cutting your children's sandwiches into cutsie shapes like hearts, dolphins and kittens, as dictated by Annabel Karcrash? confused

everlong Fri 26-Apr-13 19:32:20

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Tee2072 Fri 26-Apr-13 19:33:00

How do you not cut through the crust hazeyjane? Isn't it on all four sides? confused

And what are the poles of the sandwich?

I cut mine in triangles, numbering 2. Husband's in rectangles. A Small Boy either triangles numbers 4 or squares, also numbering 4, depending on his mood.

MardyBra Fri 26-Apr-13 19:33:22

OK, if Chaos has buggered off, can anyone else explain this pole to ploe/equator thing?

MardyBra Fri 26-Apr-13 19:34:14

That analogy would suggest that Chaos is making spherical, globe-shaped sandwiches.

everlong Fri 26-Apr-13 19:34:55

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