Most people today know “Ralston” as a word that precedes “Purina,” as in, dog food. At some point it was capable of standing on its own: have some Ralston! Oh, good, I’m in the mood for Ralston. What kind of Ralston is it?

Shredded Ralston.

Oh, drat. I was hoping for solid Ralston with uncontested structural integrity. Oh well.