A Conversation for Smarties

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Post 1

Quantum Cat Not Here

I was told that the colouring for red smarties was from crushed up insects.


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Post 2

Frankie Roberto

It's quite possible...


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Post 3

astrotomato

cochineal - from beetles. poor lil' fellahs smiley - sadface


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Post 4

Quantum Cat Not Here

Couldn't they make a red colour for Smarties by crushing up tomatoes smiley - winkeye


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Post 5

Frankie Roberto

Wouldn't be red enough, obviously smiley - winkeye How about beetroot?


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Post 6

shrinkwrapped

I heard they were coloured by Nestle's copious supply of children's blood. For which they cull only the healthiest, yet poorest children.


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Post 7

astrotomato

well, it's ok if the kids are from Johnny Foreigner land, though, right? As long as we're OK here.

Right? Right?


Hey, come back ...


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Post 8

shrinkwrapped

Hang on a minute - with that name, are you sure you're not a little bit foreign yourself?


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Post 9

astrotomato

everyone's a foreigner.

everyone is "other people" to other people.


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Post 10

shrinkwrapped

Now you're beginning to TALK like a foreign person! I'm going to keep an eye on you.


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Post 11

astrotomato

are you going to deport me? I hold dual citizenship - British AND European. That's within the deportation parameters isn't it?


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