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Is there a word for this?

When you drop a bag of pomegranate seeds or a carton of blueberries (or whatever spheroid edible object) onto the floor, the majority of those seeds or berries inevitably and invariably find their way into crevices that are impossible to reach.

Is there a word for that?

If so, please tell me because I need to complete this thought:

"Fuck, I hate _____!"

Thank you.

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  1. herbivorous rat-in-the-hole?

        1. re: zeldaz51

          Yeah, that's the word and it is EVERYWHERE!

        2. Challenge accepted! Merging gluttony into the bowling mishap, the gutterball, I submit for your consideration: glutterballs.

          1. Yeah, it's called "mouse food." No problem for people like former vice presidents who have illnesses like atrial fibrillation, and are on Coumadin/warfarin therapy. You just crush up one of your pills and slip it into the cracks with the offending "mouse food". Did you know that warfarin is America's #1 selling rat poison???*

            *Do not do this if children or pets are resident in the home!!!

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            1. re: Caroline1

              <Did you know that warfarin is America's #1 selling rat poison???*>

              Per it's Wiki entry (taken with the usual grain of...) Warfarin is declining in use, being surpassed by other coumarins that are more lethal and to which the rats aren't yet resistant, as they are to Warfarin.

              But if isn't today, it sure was!

            2. This sounds like a problem for a German. Linguafood, wo bist du?

              1. It's either
                1) the butterfingers corollary of Newtons laws, or
                2) Fig Newton's first law of motion.

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                1. re: MplsM ary

                  Or maybe what Murphy did after eating a Fig Newton?

                2. At our house, they're cousins to dust bunnies, so we call 'em "roller bunnies."

                  1. I've had several houses that had abundant unreachable crannies in the kitchen. This is not one of them, but back when I did occasionally feed the mice (especially in that old farmhouse outside of Sonora, where stuff would go through the floorboards onto the dirt beneath) there were several words I commonly used, none of which was a noun describing the situation. More of an expletive …

                    1. Scattershot, as in "the rice went all scattershot." In my house anyway.

                      1. rebounds

                        works in a variety of ways and is sufficiently vague as to confuse those around you. or maybe combine it with scattershot to become "scattershot rebounds", the redundancy sort of fills an emotional need to vent at length.

                        "Great Zeus, these scattershot rebounds are most annoying" or words to that effect.

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                        1. re: KaimukiMan

                          I prefer to think of them as mini-time capsules stored away for some future amateur archaeologist to ponder... "Blech! Who the he'll would eat THAT!"

                          1. "The Dallas Cowboys'" pretty much completes that sentence.

                            1. Maybe they go to the same place as all those half-pairs of socks????? But, my son has a French Bulldog that can root out anything. She's not good with socks, but may be helpful with blueberries.