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Who’s snarky?

Ayla Bicoy | Thursday, November 18, 2010

Dear Kiely,

What’s wrong with puny carrots? What do you have against those poor pieces that are thinly-sliced? They didn’t choose to be that way, that’s the way they were made! Are they less crunchy? Do they taste worse than big carrots? Or do you just find them unappealing because they do not conform to the shape you think is right? It’s no wonder we have problems with gender, culture, diversity and body image when people can’t even accept carrots for what they are.

You do not have the right to call yourself “That Carrot Girl.” You are biased and discriminatory and if the vegetables could vote you’d be long gone. Take heed and amend your ways Miss King. Don’t be so particular about your produce; just (quickly) grab a scoop or a handful and enjoy whatever nourishment each piece has to offer. You may be surprised to find that behind their varied appearances, all carrot pieces are pretty much the same.

In Notre Dame,


Ayla Bicoy


McGlinn Hall

Nov. 17