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The pastry pusher: Flickr photo of the day

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(Photo: Brad Hammonds / Flickr)

This man would like to blow your diet and ruin your teeth. Photographed in Marrakech, Morocco, by Brad Hammonds, he proudly presents his beautifully arranged display of over a hundred million sugar-laden calories. If you have a sweet tooth, he’s your man.

This man is svelte; he is drinking bottled water, not latte. Shakespeare wrote: “…Tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers…” (Romeo and Juliet). Are we to trust a skinny man who sells confections so elaborate and beautiful no ordinary human could resist them? I think not. He is surely an agent of the dental-weight-loss-confectionary complex and he’s out to get your dough.

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