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Remember this old commercial jingle? It went something like this..."summer summer fruit...it wouldn't be summer without it." The fine folks at Kimberly Clark have a new angle on that same idea. Kleenex in a box shaped like a wedge of fruit! I saw it for sale in a recent ShopKo flyer, and said to myself--"what in the hell?' Especially when I saw the sale price--$2.99. It doesn't look like the nifty new packaging holds a lot of tissues, so I'm imagining people who are snapping these things up just think they're an absolutely darling addition to their summer decor. A blogger on a packaging website called the new design "a marvel." I wouldn't go quite that far. But I will say it's nothing to sneeze at.

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