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Woman Sold The 'World's Saddest' Bacon Sandwich On Ryanair Flight

Tom Wood

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Woman Sold The 'World's Saddest' Bacon Sandwich On Ryanair Flight

Featured Image Credit: Twitter/@lizzienugent

If you think you've ever had an underwhelming breakfast in an airport, take a look at this picture of the 'world's saddest' bacon sandwich that was sold for £4.70 on a Ryanair flight last week.

Author Liz Nugent shared a picture of the forlorn sandwich on Twitter after her pal ordered it on a flight last Friday.

As you can see, it's pretty tragic. There's just a couple of wee bits of bacon on a large bread roll, and not even a bit of sauce.

Yep, that's one sad sandwich. Credit: Twitter/@lizzienugent
Yep, that's one sad sandwich. Credit: Twitter/@lizzienugent

For this, her friend Aimee apparently paid €5.50 (£4.70), which is steep for what she's been given.

Nugent shared a photo of the disappointing breakfast, writing: "My pal Aimee paid €5.50 for this 'bacon sandwich'. I'm trying to figure out if it qualifies."

She described eating the sandwich as a 'culinary experience', and she's not wrong. A disappointing experience is still an experience, nonetheless.

Naturally, the reaction to her post has been one of shock and distress, because it should be a crime to serve up a sandwich like this.

A disgrace to the humble bacon sarnie - you'd think it would be pretty tough to get it this wrong.

One person joked: "Surely this is grounds to sue for pain and distress!"

Another referred to it as 'the world's saddest looking sandwich'.

A third, and more circumspect, person said: "It's like a thought experiment in how far the concept of 'bacon sandwich' can be whittled down before the thing falls apart.

"I'm enjoying Ryanair's new role as avant-garde philosophers."

Perhaps it is a gastronomic experiment? A deconstructed breakfast butty?

Others have suggested a different hypothesis.

An online sleuth suggested: "This looks like whoever was making it got a little bit peckish."

Either way, the most important opinion comes from the person who ate the sandwich, and while it was a little bit disappointing for her, she remained upbeat about the whole situation.

Aimee said that - despite the appearance - she still ate the sarnie. She also added: "I also had a lovely flight and the cabin crew were class."

She continued: "I just found the sandwich humorous and slightly overpriced. Still ate it though!

"I doubt people will book a flight based on the quality of a sandwich to be fair!"

Well, that's true. If the flights are reasonable, the quality of the bacon sandwich is definitely a secondary concern.

Still, it couldn't hurt for them to fling an extra slice of bacon and some brown - or red, if that's your thing - sauce on it.

LADbible has contacted Ryanair for comment.

Topics: Food, Ryanair, Food And Drink, travel, Weird

Tom Wood
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