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* [[http://www.thesneeze.com/steve-dont-eat-it/ Steve, Don't Eat It!]] points out that the picture on a can of huitlacoche "downplayed the visuals by hiding it in a mild-mannered burrito". Huitlacoche is corn with a type of fungus growing in it, which Steve describes as resembling "smokers' lung".

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* [[http://www.thesneeze.com/steve-dont-eat-it/ Steve, Don't Eat It!]] points out that the picture on a can of huitlacoche "downplayed the visuals by hiding it in a mild-mannered burrito". Huitlacoche is corn with a type of fungus growing in it, which Steve describes as resembling "smokers' lung".lung."


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* Those incredibly optimistic pictures of the burgers, kebabs, et c, that you see in fast-food joints, showing, for instance, a pitta bread overflowing with meat and the frsshest possible produce, often shot under sodium yellow light to enhance the idealised product - a doner kebab (Americans: you apparently call this a "gyro") which bears only marginal similarity to the item the disinterested server eventually puts on the counter in front of you, with its grey doner meat, watery tomatoes and wilting saggy lettuce.

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* Those incredibly optimistic pictures of the burgers, kebabs, et c, etc, that you see in fast-food joints, showing, for instance, a pitta bread overflowing with meat and the frsshest freshest possible produce, often shot under sodium yellow light to enhance the idealised product - a doner kebab (Americans: you apparently call this a "gyro") which bears only marginal similarity to the item the disinterested server eventually puts on the counter in front of you, with its grey doner meat, watery tomatoes and wilting saggy lettuce.


* Those incredibly optimistic pictures of the burgers, kebabs, et c, that you see in fast-food joints, showing, for instance, a pitta bread overflowing with meat and the frsshest possible produce, often shot under sodium yellow light to enhance the idealised product - a doner kebab (Americans: you apparently call this a "gyro") which bears only marginal similarity to the item the disinterested server eventually puts on the counter in front of you, with its grey domer meat, watery tomatoes and wilting saggy lettuce.

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* Those incredibly optimistic pictures of the burgers, kebabs, et c, that you see in fast-food joints, showing, for instance, a pitta bread overflowing with meat and the frsshest possible produce, often shot under sodium yellow light to enhance the idealised product - a doner kebab (Americans: you apparently call this a "gyro") which bears only marginal similarity to the item the disinterested server eventually puts on the counter in front of you, with its grey domer doner meat, watery tomatoes and wilting saggy lettuce.

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* Those incredibly optimistic pictures of the burgers, kebabs, et c, that you see in fast-food joints, showing, for instance, a pitta bread overflowing with meat and the frsshest possible produce, often shot under sodium yellow light to enhance the idealised product - a doner kebab (Americans: you apparently call this a "gyro") which bears only marginal similarity to the item the disinterested server eventually puts on the counter in front of you, with its grey domer meat, watery tomatoes and wilting saggy lettuce.


* Second are those people who might deserve to be sued, putting pictures of a vast cornucopia of meat and vegetables on the front of a microwave meal consisting of two slices of re-formed beef, freeze dried gravy and two very sad potatoes. In these cases it can serve as shorthand for, "The product will look nothing like this."

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* Second are those people who might deserve to be sued, putting pictures of a vast cornucopia of meat and vegetables on the front of a microwave meal consisting of two slices of re-formed beef, freeze dried gravy and two very sad potatoes. In these cases it can serve as shorthand for, for "The product will look nothing like this."


* Containers of lard that show pictures of chicken. There ain't no chicken in that container.

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* Containers of lard that show pictures of chicken. There ain't no chicken in that container. There isn't even any chicken ''fat'' in there, unless someone's violating truth in advertising laws. (Lard is 100% pig fat.)


*First and more common is to protect the company from ridiculous lawsuits from people who want to know where the milk is in their box of corn flakes because "it is on the box"

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*First and more common is to protect the company from ridiculous lawsuits from people who want to know where the milk is in their box of corn flakes because "it is on the box"box".


Related to CoversAlwaysLie and PartOfABalancedBreakfastStoneSoup. It's also related to TV food commercials, especially fast food commercials: The product you see on screen looks nothing like what you'll get at the store/restaurant.

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Related to CoversAlwaysLie and PartOfABalancedBreakfastStoneSoup.AdjacentToThisCompleteBreakfast. It's also related to TV food commercials, especially fast food commercials: The product you see on screen looks nothing like what you'll get at the store/restaurant.



*Containers of lard that show pictures of chicken. There ain't no chicken in that container.
*Numerous cereals depicting glasses of milk and orange juice and fruit slices, when the fruit is not present in the actual cereal.

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*Containers * Containers of lard that show pictures of chicken. There ain't no chicken in that container.
*Numerous * Numerous cereals depicting glasses of milk and orange juice and fruit slices, when the fruit is not present in the actual cereal.

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