I know I have some Canadian readers, so maybe you can explain this one...
The latest snack fad in Quebec, Canada?
Bags of communion wafers.
"My son can eat a whole bag while he's watching TV," said one man. "He's had more of them outside of church than he ever did inside one."
Not everyone likes the trend, of course. "They're not distinguishing between the body of Christ and something you nibble on at home," complained a former Catholic missionary. "We don't respect anything. Nothing is sacred."
But sales are still growing. "They melt in your mouth, and they're not fattening," said one woman. "I'm Catholic. This reminds us of mass." (Toronto Globe and Mail)
What's the last thing you saw being used in some auxiliary way beyond what it was originally intended to be used for?