The cool kids at my primary school always had Burger Rings and Tiny Teddies for lunch.

It was the height of pre-teen sophistication to have packaged treats in our lunchboxes to bring out at morning tea - a chance to lord it over the kids who brought out a banana or, God forbid, a packet of chips from a non-name brand.

The shame.

You'd like to think we'd all be grateful for any food in our bags but, truth be told, little children can be judgmental and shallow, forming tribal alliances over the silliest things, those affiliations shifting as rapidly

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