It used to be that you could take a straw, roll it up by both ends so you have air trapped in the middle, and then snap it to make a fun popping sound. The fun we’d have, rolling up straws. Poppin’ ’em. A friend of mine tried that with one of the new, environmentally friendly, compostable straws, and I have to say… it just wasn’t the same. Instead of a clean “snap!” it was just a dull thud. To which my friend glumly said, “oh… climate change.” Climate change, indeed. So much for fun, recreational, straw popping.

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