Skip to comments."Holy" Funyun sells for $609; said to be shaped like Virgin Mary and baby Jesus
Posted on 12/06/2005 3:38:10 PM PST by southernnorthcarolina
CRAWLEY, W.Va. (AP) - A Greenbrier County man believes some recent good luck came from a higher power -- and that it revealed itself in the form of a Funyun.
John Mize -- a law clerk from Crawley -- says he recently found a Funyun under his car seat that was shaped like the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus.
Now an anonymous online bidder has committed to pay $609 for the onion-flavored snack food parcel.
Mize -- who offered the Funyun on e-Bay for 99 cents last month -- says they it may have helped him graduate from law school, pass the bar exam and land his dream job.
Now he hopes the Funyun will bring someone else good fortune.
Mize's Funyun find isn't the first edible artifact resembling a religious figure that has attracted Internet auction shoppers.
Internet casino www.goldenpalace.com has paid big bucks for several food items, including $28,000 for a grilled cheese sandwich bearing the image of the Virgin Mary and $1,200 for a Doritos chip that resembled the pope's hat.
Seems to be a lot of this going around. You'd think this was from The Onion, but it's not.
A Creche made of Funyan?
No disrespect intended, but that funyun looks like a piece of crustified dog doo, not the holy virgin.
??...jeeezzzz....ya know how many potato chips I have that look like Teddy "the swimmer" Kennedy from the side view?
Funyuns Still Outselling Responsibilityuns
I can already hear all of the WV jokes.
Western end (Gbr. Co.) ping...
You must be 'mah 'neibor dude.......eastern Nicholas County......windsail.......
I have a peanut that is an exact replica of John Kerry's brain. Before I put in up for auction on ebay, I am offering it to any Freeper who appreciates an excellent value for 29.95. (I have more than one so don't worry about being left out.)
Looks like Kenny holding a large severed index finger that has been fried in peanut oil to a delicious crispness...
Ebay currently offers a fur coat that looks like the shroud of Turin:
an image of Jesus on white bread:
and one of Mary in a water stain on sheetrock:
If you have a good imagination, it's not so difficult to see the resemblance of the Funyon(s) to a woman holding a child. But why Mary holding baby Jesus? Are we quite sure it isn't really Mrs. McDowell of Dublin holding baby Sean, or Mrs. Patel of Bombay holding baby Dinesh, or Mrs. Hernandez of Monterrey holding baby Federico?
Anyway, in the unlikely event God decides to manifest Himself in snack food, I can't help but think He'd go a little more upscale than Funyuns. Foie gras, perhaps, or at the least, smoked salmon.
Check this out. You might want to get Fr. Jim's opinion as well.
Actual size, too, I assume.
That toast really does look like Jesus, if we knew what jesus really looked like anyways.
If you squint really hard, you can see it. Really, really hard.
The basic Madonna-Child shape, the line, is there, I suppose, but it just makes me hungry for some salty, crunchy snack food. ;-)
Why can't I think of these things?