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tillyoshea
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bilky asko wrote:That has to be one of the best articles in this thread.
Definitely! I think it's my favourite so far! Person Orders jumpers to collect on Wednesday, collects them on Wednesday. It's an OUTRAGE! :lol: They've even got a follow-up story about the comments left on the original article!
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Pete
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Is this the Nuneaton Asda that Kay was spotted doing her shopping in during Ison's report on Midland's Today?
"He has to be larger than bacon"
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nidave
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Furious mum complains to Tesco after alphabet potato shapes did not spell out son's name

http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/1494 ... on_s_name/

I bet all the new bags will come with...
WARNING: letters are selected randomly, not guaranteed to contain every letter in the alphabet.
scottishtv
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nidave wrote:Furious mum complains to Tesco after alphabet potato shapes did not spell out son's name
Her "eagle-eyed" son noticed that ICGAN did not spell LOGAN.
And to think some are critical of British educational standards...
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I get the impression that the son was a hell of a lot more intelligent than the mother.

Just look at the picture in the article. There's a Q in there, which she obviously wasn't clever enough to cut the tail off.
scottishtv
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Nick Harvey wrote:Just look at the picture in the article. There's a Q in there, which she obviously wasn't clever enough to cut the tail off.
Ahhhh! I think you're on to something here. Not quite as effective, but she could've turned the T upside down, chopped a wing off, and presented him with a slightly more convincing L. I think she should downgrade to mashtags for a while.
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nidave wrote:I bet all the new bags will come with...
WARNING: letters are selected randomly, not guaranteed to contain every letter in the alphabet.
They already did, but such a warning is 'pointless' apparently...
"Apparently it does say on the packet that not all of the letters are in there, but again I don't see the point in that."
scottishtv
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A late entry for photo caption of the year:
Pensioner impresses with eye-catching display in Fife garden
bilky asko
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Lives at Yew Tree Gardens...
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