What happens when you give people shorter and shorter lunch breaks? Britain is finding out that orangesand their cumbersome peelsare one of the first casualties.
The Daily Mail reports on the fall of the orange:
[W]ith the average worker spending only 15 minutes on their lunch break, they are shunning oranges because they are too time-consuming to peel and eat.
By contrast the smaller citrus fruits such as clementines and tangerines, which are far more manageable, are enjoying a surge in popularity.
Naturally, the comments section manages to crack wise:
Maybe this is why there are now so many miserable people–not eating oranges has removed their zest for life…