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Quote: I have to completely agree here and if this helps the consumer in Britain find their local butcher then its a great thing - BUY BRITISH or take a lucky dip
I think some of you will have heart attacks if you visited my local butcher
You don't live in Royston Vasey do you paul !
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What's wrong with kebab meat? It's more likely the copious amount of alcohol consumed beforehand that does the damage.
Quote: What's wrong with kebab meat? It's more likely the copious amount of alcohol consumed beforehand that does the damage.
you've not heard the latest news perhaps sooty? uk slaughter house raided by police and closed down, horse carcasses and kebab meat where a feature -allegedly.
Quote: Four years working at the bottom of the ladder.....
LVanDhal - excellent piece which, if true, only serves to reinforce my own long-held suspicions about supermarkets. Yes, it can be argued they offer a viable service that gives folk a huge range of choice, but that's all part of the big sell imo. Does the bewildering level of 'choice' enable covert manipulation of prices, one wonders? Psychological pressure's a constant presence from the moment a consumer sets foot in a supermarket. Then there's the often contemptuous indifference of managers giving the impression their time is more important than yours, glorified shelf-stackers that they be. Then there's the loud clatter of trays being dropped from waist height by the under-stackers that I can't help thinking they do on purpose to give the impression that hard work's going on on your behalf. Drop your goods tray and become a man of action!
Ok, now you've got your trolley full of 'bargains', time to bond with the check out operative who greets you like a long lost friend. Yet if you engage them in conversation, they're all too ready to start criticising the firm.
Me: "I expect you'll get a big discount on your shopping here?"
Checkout: "You must be joking...more like hard labour.....would you like any cash back?"
Me: "Are you giving it away?
Checkout: "You must be joking!"
Me: "I was joking"
Checkout: "Well, let's skip the jokes coz they time how long it takes to deal with each customer"
Me: "Have you heard the one about the......."
Checkout: "Good-bye.......next customer please!"
Checkout: Would you like that in a bag sir?
Me: Of course, do you think I bring my own?
Checkout: Well, you know, the environment and all....
Me: I don't give a s**t about the environment, I'll only be using it for a few more years, at most.
Wife: Wait for me in the *@(* car!!!
Me: Yes dear.
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