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Kids love sprinkles and I’m sure some of them snort lines of sprinkles in the darkened part of the cafeteria during lunchtime. Back in the 80s afterbirth of foolery known as the 90s, General Mills knew this and they put out Sprinkle Spangles cereal, which was star-shaped corn puffs that looked like they were spat on by a rainbow. They were covered in sprinkles. They looked like the herpes warts of a unicorn.

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Somewhere along the line parents learned that starting the day with half a pound of refined sugar just jacked up your kid like a lemur on a hot plate, and made them crash around 10. This lead to the invention of the "Balanced Breakfast" concept, where a bowl of Sugar-Sparkled Cocoa Nodules would be photographed with toast, orange juice, a monkey wrench, a copy of Newsweek, and other items that could theoretically be part of a balanced breakfast, but would be ignored in favor of another bowl of Nature's Crack.

I am curious about the expression, "Part of this complete breakfast." The way it comes up is, my 5-year-old will be watching TV cartoon shows in the morning, and they'll show a commercial for a children's compressed breakfast compound such as "Froot Loops" or "Lucky Charms", and they always show it sitting on a table next to a some actual food such as eggs, and the announcer always says: "Part of this complete breakfast." Don't they really mean, "Adjacent to this complete breakfast", or "On the same table as this complete breakfast"? And couldn't they make essentially the same claim if, instead of Froot Loops, they put a can of shaving cream there, or a dead bat?

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Futurama, "Saturday Morning Fun Pit"

Warning: Video games are part of a completed breakfast, assuming that your breakfast, of course, includes two or three grapefruits, a giant bowl of cereal filled to the brim, a few bran muffins, one loaf of bread (possibly with peanut butter) and, y’know, if you’re feeling a little festive, a banana. Thank you.

Galactic: another thing... wtf is up with cereal being "A part of this complete breakfast"
Galactic: last time -I- checked, cereal WAS breakfast
Galactic: they show a big ass bowl of frosted flakes next to a waffle, a pancake, toast, a banana, a fuckin grapefruit... who the FUCK eats a breakfast that big
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