Alison and I received some dinnerware as a wedding gift. It’s very nice, really. But this new stuff is huge. We compared it to some antique dinnerware from the 1930s. The result: the new salad plate is the same size as the antique dinner plate. The new dinner plate is the same size as the antique serving platter. The new coffee mug holds more liquid than the antique soup bowl.
In completely unrelated news, Indiana’s obesity rate holds steady at 27%.