Back in the 70s, before food became edible, some people went on diets. It was a hard time to be a dieter, in the 70s. Besides the fact that the food wasn't edible, the people who were supposed to making your diet easier were in actuality trying to sabotage it. For example, a jellied salad:
That's HOT DOGS wrapped around the pineapple. Moving on to dessert:
Wow. That's nasty.
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H/T, oddly enough, to Susan.