… those who understand binary and those who don’t.* Do not despair if you do not understand the title and first line. Keep reading and all will be revealed at the bottom. If you did chuckle, well done!
Actually there are 2 kinds of people in the US: Mayonnaise people and Miracle Whip† people. Oh sure, most people in public pretend to be mayonnaise people, as it is ubiquitous in restaurant settings, but in private, where it counts, there are those who will not eat an after-Thanksgiving turkey sandwich with anything but Miracle Whip. I don’t even need you to think about what type of person you are, you were way ahead of me in self-identifying in the last paragraph, right?
Growing up, we were a Miracle Whip family. I loved Miracle Whip. Really. It was a source of much parental discontent, in the same way I took baths which were too frequent and too warm. After I left for college it became a joke. My parents would take the Miracle Whip jar and mark the line indicating the amount of remaining product. When I returned at the next break, the majority of the remaining white goodness would still be there. Following my visit, there was usually a new jar purchased and a new demarcation line. Continue reading “There are 10 kinds of people”