I look in my trusty Entertainment book and we've got a voucher for buy one big mac, get one free. My recollections of the Big Mac stem from a teen/early twenties when we'd have them before going to a movie etc and a cash-strapped-students there's little else to afford. I remember them being pretty filling and not-too-bad so I ask my hubby whether he'd like to partake in the buy-one-get-one free deal.. he agrees.
I go back to the seat and then my burger arrives. Is this the big Mac I remember or a kiddies' version? It seems awfully small. Surely this is the "Small Mac"? Where's the "Big" Mac? I'm sure I can remember holding it with my two hands and it *just* fitting, now it seems it could fit in the palm of my hand! It's $5.50 or something (I don't remember!) hmmmm pay same/more -get less... Good ol' Maccas....harrumph.
Then just looking on Wikipedia to see if there has been a change in size perhaps we USED to have a standard Big Mac size the same as the US? Theirs is 214grams and ours is 202gr? That doesn't seem like much, however there is a 170gram calorie difference for that 12 grams. eeek. Wish I hadn't looked that up...
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