4 and 20 Pie?

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    4 and 20 Pie?

    Can one of the aussie's on the board tell me what a 4 and 20 pie is? I saw a reference to this in a book I was reading, (Bill Bryson Down Under).
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    its a brand of meat pie; its probably the best brand around. I love me pies.

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    Probably from the nursery rhyme line "4 & 20 blackbirds, baked in a pie..."
    Can't remember what rhyme it's from, though.
    Bryson's done a couple other good books as well.
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    I thought you were refering to math. Where you are calculating something in radians. 4 * 20Pi. Is that what it is or is it really the meat pies?

    Well if it is this, for the conversion: (4*20Pi) * (180/Pi) = 14,400.
    14,400/360 = 40deg.
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    Thanks Chris.

    MethodMan:

    Yes, it was an edible pie I/Bill Bryson was refering too. "I had my first, (and last), 4 and 20 pie" was the line I read in the book, I was curious - it was not something I'd come across when I've been in Aus.
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    Or maybe it's called 420 because after you smoke pot you get the munchies and need to eat lots of these to satisfy the hunger. (Not that I do drugs or anything. Seriously )
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    Is it like a pot pie, or like a pasty?
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    There were pictures on the link that Chris gave.
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