A Tesco shopper and his wife found themselves ‘rolling with laughter’ after finding a parsnip shaped like a man’s genitals in a bag of vegetables, before swallowing it for dinner.
Matthew Whitaker, 44, was stunned to pull the phallic parsnip out of the 19p bag of vegetables, which sent his wife Amy, 34, into a fit of laughter.
It’s the second time Matthew has found a coarse vegetable – two years ago he pulled out a carrot that looked like a small penis between two legs, much less impressive than the appendage of the last vegetable.
The father-of-two joked: “How lucky am I?
“I thought oh no, not yet – why do these gross vegetables keep finding me?”
Matthew picked up a bag of parsnips from his weekly shop at Tesco in Penzance, Cornwall, last week hoping to have them with his dinner.
But when he got home, he opened the bag to find a well-endowed vegetable that was shaped like the lower half of a man posing proudly with his penis sticking out.
Matthew and his wife of nine years Amy burst out laughing when they saw him.
Two years ago the couple, from St Just in Penwith, Cornwall, found a carrot with a coarse appendage in a shopping bag they had had delivered from the same shop.
Delivery driver Matthew said support worker Amy called him into the kitchen to show him the hilarious X-rated find.
The couple usually buy goofy carrots, but their local store didn’t have any when they ordered – and Matthew joked they sent ‘winks’ instead.
Matthew, from Bradford, West Yorkshire, added: “We had a good laugh about it, it’s the second time I’ve found a coarse vegetable from the same Tesco.
“I guess it’s just luck that I find them funny. I just need a rude Swede now and I’ll have a full set.”
Matthew sliced the parsnip and the couple ate it at a roast dinner.
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