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Get This Look: Baked Goods

1. Croissant

Verily do these almost-circles of essentially pure butter, rolled up into the shape of a crescent and then baked by angels, make Francofiles of us all. Although typically associated with France, the French, and snap decisions made in line at Dunkin’ Donuts as to whether one will pronounce its name properly and look like an asshole or suck it up and say ’crawsahnt’ and be a true woman of the people, this flaky delight is actually Austrian in origin. To make matters worse, it’s slightly racist, being designed to commemorate the defeat of the muslims in the Battle of Tours (723 AD).

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