In last night's desperation run for survival groceries, I made an impulse buy of Pop-Tarts™. Sure, I felt silly and a bit embarrassed by the time I pulled them from my bag at home, but nothing compared to the ominous curiosity and dread that crept in upon reading this phrase on the box top tonight:
BETTER IF USED BEFORE
"Used before"? "Used before"?!? What am I supposed to do with them other than eat them?