Parents Compare Their Babies To Bread In Latest Bizarre Viral Trend

By : Jennifer Browne |



Bread or baby?

The latest social media craze sees Japanese parents comparing their babies’ chubby arms to doughy loafs of bread – and it’s weird.

Hundreds of parents are taking to Twitter under the hashtag, #我が子の最強ちぎりパン画像 – or – #MyBaby’sGotTheBestBreadPhoto.

The snack being used for reference is the popular ‘pull-apart bread’ available in Japanese 7-Eleven stores, and on closer inspection, the breads’ ridges do sort of look like chubby baby arms.

The trend began after one user, @sn15papa (Koni), posted a photo of her baby with the caption: ‘Which is bread and which is the arm? I can’t tell.’

Over the next couple days, hundreds followed and the hashtag soon went viral:

At least this viral craze isn’t taking a page out of the ‘A4 paper’ or ‘iPhone 6 knees’ trends. We’re glad it involves cute kids, instead.


Daily Mail