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The burning question*: Do you eat the heel of a sliced pan?

It’s Monday, so let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

WE KNOW HOW you feel. The week is stretching out in front of you and you have a lot on your plate.

So do like we do here in HQ and get stuck into a serious debate on one of life’s most pressing questions.

This week: This one proved to be unexpectedly divisive in the office this morning. Is the heel of a loaf of bread the best bit? Or is it something to be thrown away?

So do you:

A. Eat the heel, or…

(Photo: Sean Freese/Flickr)

B. Eat the rest of the loaf but NEVER eat the heel?

(Image: How can I recycle this/Flickr)

Vote here: Do you eat the heel from a loaf of bread?

Poll Results:

No (1741)
Yes (1235)
Can't we all just get along? (688)

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