Interesting Food - Croissant

Tesco supermarkets have decided to only sell straight croissants.
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(Why? Well because UK customers have complained they cannot spread jam properly on a traditionally curved croissant.

Now you probably know that the croissant is a French pastry, but what you might not know is that the word is French for crescent, and if you look crescent up in the dictionary you will see that it describes the curved sickle shape of the waxing or waning moon.  Oh dear, this is becoming an interesting word post.

Anyway, although I am suspicious of their reasons (it's far more likely that it's simply cheaper to produce straight pastries), Tescos should be able to sell their boringly straight pastries, but they shouldn't call them croissants, they should call them tout droit instead.)

PS - I am aware that no self-respecting French person would put jam on their croissant.

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