Burger King bemused people recently by creating a plant-based burger that couldn’t be considered vegetarian or vegan because it would be cooked alongside meat.
As if that bombshell weren’t enough, this news emerged.
— ComicBook NOW! (@ComicBookNOW) February 17, 2020
The new menu option looked a tad familiar, and people had this to say.
A chip butty. You’ve invented a chip butty. https://t.co/11VhiTyiDM
— Je téléphone à la police (@je_police) February 17, 2020
I know cultural appropriation when I see it. https://t.co/OYaBYPo8U6
— Lisa Holdsworth 🌹 (@WorksWithWords) February 17, 2020
In 1620, The Mayflower brought pilgrims from England to the New World.
400 years later, in 2020, the descendants of the pilgrims discover THE CHIP BUTTY https://t.co/unGi26I3Gc
— Dr Philip Lee (@drphiliplee1) February 17, 2020
alexa how long did it take the chip butty to get to America
— quitedo (@q1t3d0) February 17, 2020
See now I actually believe corporations are people because Burger King is clearly depressed as hell. https://t.co/WGtke2aNNz
— Keaton Patti (@KeatonPatti) February 17, 2020
One tweeter, @MrDuperouzel, suggested a couple of new dishes.
Groundbreaking lads. What next? Peas that have been mushed up?
A sausage served in batter?? https://t.co/ojSHtynHw4
— Mr D (@MrDuperouzel) February 17, 2020
If you were feeling a bit tempted by the BK chip butty, you’re out of luck unless you live in New Zealand or some parts of North Africa, but the Twitter account of Burger King UK got in on the discussion.
Will it be called a chip butty, a bap or a cob… https://t.co/dlnOn1q7Mb
— Burger King (@BurgerKingUK) February 17, 2020
Perhaps they’ll put a word in.