No need to look at our high school achievement scores to know we’re a nation of world-class idiots (or top notch lawyers)…tonight as I’m putting butter into the fridge, I turned over the package to marvel at the fact that, “Wow, it really is one hundred percent fat.” At that point a warning label catches my eye. Thinking the surgeon general has finally decided to warn people away from this artery-clogging stuff, I decide to read it. Much to my chagrin, here is what I saw:
WARNING: Contains milk.
After re-reading it to make sure I didn’t miss anything, I asked our ten year-old daughter, “What’s the single ingredient in unsalted butter.” Her reply…”Milk. Is this a trick question?”