Since when did one of my all-time favorite snack foods, crunchy granola, turn into a lifestyle designation?
From a Google search I recently did on “crunchy granola”:
“Slang of the Week: crunchy-granola (adjective)
“Example: Janet knew John was crunchy-granola when he came to pick her up in a rainbow-colored 1974 VW Microbus.
“…crunchy-granola students (named for the food they ate) could be easily identified because they were the only ones wearing Birkenstock sandals. Nowadays, lots of people wear Birkenstocks, but it’s still pretty easy to spot crunchy-granola types. Also called earthy-crunchy, they wear natural fabrics (especially hemp) and long hair, sometimes in dreadlocks. They tend to be vegetarians, shop at the Whole Foods market and give money to Greenpeace.” read the rest of this entry »