Hail Marmite, full of grace

Hail Marmite, full of grace

Hail Marmite, full of grace

Bad Astronomy
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May 28 2009 12:30 PM

Hail Marmite, full of grace

Jesus of the marmite
Maybe it's just me, but if I were omnipotent and omnipresent, I don't think I'd fool around making my visage appear in a jar of yeast extract spread.

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But that's just me.


Not everyone agrees with me (as usual). For example, here is evidence that Jesus has appeared in the lid of a jar of Marmite. For those not in the know, Marmite is a toxic substance some people put on toast or bread. They claim it's edible, but their judgment is suspect.

Besides, it's clearly not Jesus anyway. I know who it really is:

Marmite Jesus versus Spinal Tap

People tend to see religious icons in random patterns, but when it comes to pareidolia we sometimes have to set our sights lower. Like, say, with the patron saint of quality footwear.

Hello Cleveland!