Never Eat Shredded Wheat


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Never Eat Shredded Wheat

A mnemonic device for the names and clockwise order of the cardinal points, North, East, South, West. (Shredded Wheat is a kind of breakfast cereal.) A: "We're supposed to drive east. So if that way is north, then we need to go this way." B: "No, dude, that's west. Remember, Never Eat Shredded Wheat."
See also: eat, never, shred, wheat
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