Romance is dead – in your fortune cookie

The world’s largest fortune-cookie manufacturer has removed romantic messages from inside its cookies in response to complaints from parents.

“Some parents sent us e-mails. They said they didn’t want their kids reading them,” said Derrick Wong, a VP at Brooklyn-based Wonton Food. “Different people have a different perspective.”

Gone are suggestive fortunes such as, “One who admires you greatly is hidden before your eyes,” “Romance and travel go together,” “The evening promises romantic interest,” and “A romantic mystery will soon add interest to your life.”

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