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This Airplane Food Is Incredibly NSFW

You can see why

The eggplant emoji was born of innocent intentions. Like the vegetable? You can send your friends and family a cute eggplant cartoon. Good times for everyone. Unfortunately, young folks have commandeered the emoji and transformed it into sexual innuendo for their risqué texting, tweeting, and snapping purposes.

Well, a Qantas Airways passenger in Australia was recently served what appears to be a real-life sexualized eggplant emoji for her in-flight meal. If your boss is walking by, hold off before fixating on this image.

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Let’s see, got a few dumplings that look pretty tasty and, uh, what else is on that plate? The woman who received this meal posted the above photo on Facebook, and she tells Australian news her server described the side item as "a root vegetable." It certainly looks like something else. A Qantas spokesperson offered the media outlet a clarification.

The dish pictured is Steamed Vegetarian Dumplings with Chilli Black Vinegar and Soy Dressing. The dumplings are accompanied with steamed Japanese Eggplant, which is used commonly in Asian meals. Based on this picture, we may look at renaming it Dumpling Surprise.

The Qantas passenger says the dumplings were delicious, so that’s good. Whether the airline will consider changing up its plating remains to be seen.

The Qantas meal that will ‘give you nightmares for years to come’ [News.Com.Au]


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