Have you ever noticed how difficult it is to open a bag of Starburst jellybeans? The following is a letter I will send to the Wrigley candy company first thing tomorrow in an effort to make a change. Names (except my own) have been removed to protect identity.
Dear Wrigley Company;
I am writing on behalf of myself, David Warner, and [my friend] regarding your Starburst Jellybeans product. We both love said product and regard it as one of the best varieties of candy available. We are writing because we have observed that the packaging of Starburst Jellybeans is difficult to open—requiring a good deal of force which often causes an opening larger than desired or even a jellybean explosion. This is especially problematic for those who have dogs (like [my friend]). Scissors might be suggested as a good solution to this problem (and they are, when available); however, one of the best situations to eat Starburst Jellybeans is on a long drive during which scissors are typically unavailable. To this day my car has one of your jellybeans stuck between the seat and the consol from a road trip jellybean explosion several years ago. We would like to suggest, as a solution to this problem, that each package come with a small perforation at one end to facilitate spill-free opening. Following is a diagram to illustrate our idea:
Thank you for considering out suggestion; we hope it is helpful. And thank you for making such delicious candies!
David Warner and [friend]
Blog readers: is perforation the right word?
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