This seemingly innocent 'candy' may ruin a child's Halloween
Now's the type of year when adults are picking up candy to give trick-or-treaters. Most hope to make the children in the neighborhood happy; one man, however, has a more deceitful plan.
Journalist Mark Sparrow Tweeted a joke that many have taken issue with:
"It'll soon be Halloween so time to prepare some yummy treats for the neighborhood kids," he said. This sounds innocent enough, but then suggests this: "Try dipping Brussel sprouts in chocolate for them."
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The Tweet was shared thousands of times on the social media site.
Some were appalled by the thought, and were quick to voice their opinions:
Sparrow was quick to defend himself, saying it was a joke:
He even started calling the event "#sproutgate."
Hopefully, no one decides to take this suggestion seriously.