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This post was published more than 10 years ago

I keep old posts on the site because I often enjoy reading old content on other people's sites. It can be interesting to see how views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have, to put it mildly, mellowed.

I'm not a believer in brushing the past under the carpet. I've written some offensive rubbish on here in the past: deleting it and pretending it never happened doesn't change that. I hope that stumbling across something that's 10 years old won't offend anyone anew, because I hope that people can understand that what I thought and felt and wrote about then is probably very different to what I think and feel and wrote about now. It's a relic of an (albeit recent) bygone era.

So, given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

  • My views may well have changed in the last 10 years. I have written some very silly things over the years, many of which I find utterly cringeworthy today.
  • This post might use words or language in ways which I would now consider highly inappropriate, offensive, embarrassing, or all three.
  • Factual information might be outdated.
  • Links might be broken, and embedded material might not appear properly.

Okay. Consider yourself duly warned. Read on...

23p... or 4 for £1

As seen in my local Tesco Metro yesterday.

This 1,394th post was filed under: Headliner, .

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Comment from Anonymous


by Anonymous

Comment posted at 15:34 on 11th February 2010.

my local tesco made a big fuss how they were environmentally friendly and discourage the use of plastic carrier bags imagine my surprise when i went in today to buy some doughnuts and found hey are now sold in big plastic containers instead of the usual bags


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