On the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, there is a ceremony called Tashlich. Jews traditionally go to the ocean or a stream or river to pray and throw bread crumbs into the water. Symbolically, the fish devour their sins. Occasionally, people ask what kind of bread crumbs should be thrown. Here are suggestions for breads which may be most appropriate for specific sins and misbehaviors:

For dropping in without notice Popovers
For being overly smothering Angel Food Cake
For laziness Any long loaf
For sycophancy, brown-nosing Brownies
For ordinary sins White Bread
For complex sins Multigrain
For twisted sins Pretzels
For sins of indecision Waffles
For sins committed in haste Matzoh
For substance abuse Stoned Wheat
For use of heavy drugs Poppy Seed
For petty larceny Stollen
For committing auto theft Caraway
For timidity/cowardice Milk Toast
For tasteless sins Rice Cakes
For ill-temperedness Sourdough
For silliness, eccentricity Nut Bread
For not giving full value Shortbread
For sins of chutzpah Fresh Bread
For unnecessary chances Hero Bread
For war-mongering Kaiser Rolls
For jingoism, chauvinism Yankee Doodles
For excessive Rye Bread
For erotic sins French Bread
For particularly dark sins Pumpernickel
For dressing immodestly Tarts
For lechery and promiscuity Hot Buns
For promiscuity with gentiles Hot Cross Buns
For racist attitudes Crackers
For causing injury to others Tortes
For sophisticated racism Ritz Crackers
For being holier than thou Bagels
For abrasiveness Grits
For overeating Stuffing
For impetuosity Quick Bread
For indecent photography Cheesecake
For raising your voice too often Challah
For pride and egotism Puff Pastry
For trashing the environment Dumplings
For telling bad jokes/puns Corn Bread

And my contributions to the list:
Sexual Harrassment Honey Buns
Creating Popup adverts Cookies
Alchoholism Rye Bread
Causing Alaskan Brush FiresBaked Alaska
Pipline related Environ IssuesBaked Alaska
Indecent photography of virginsCherry Cheesecake
Overuse of makeupPancake
ApostasyDevil's Food Cake
Geocentricity Lavash (an Armenian "Flat" Bread)
Mugging IslamitesCrescent Rolled
Violation of Speed LimitQuick Bread
Graphic representations of sexual euphemisms doughnuts and jelly sticks
Creating Zombies with VoododRaisin' Bread
Embezzling from the Big Dig projectBoston Cream
WitchhuntsDunking Doughnut
Accidental Surgical AmputationMuffin Stump
StreakingBirthday Cake
Being slutty in the UKA Piece of Crumpet
Animal CrueltyP.I.T.A. bread
Wolfing Your FoodBlack Forest Cake

This punfest started due to a post on Lady Valar's forum at
Atheism and More.

Actually, it was Lady V's post, now that I think about it...This list may not be completely her fault, but then again, if she hadn't posted it....

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