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Maths boffins solve supermarket BOGOF quandary

buy one get another one somewhere else 'not a great deal' say Trading StandardsMathematicians at the University of Leicester have proved conclusively that whenever supermarkets use a ‘Buy One, Get One Free’ offer they should place an even number of items on the relevant shelf.

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Posted: Aug 13th, 2014
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Royal Jubilee engagements causing backlog of unopened supermarkets

Tesco and Sainsbury’s have led angry calls for the Royal Family to ‘stop fannying about for the Jubilee’

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Posted: Jun 1st, 2014
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Man wakes to find new Tesco in right ear

buy two ears, get nose free! ‘Obviously popping down the shops is a lot easier than it used to be’

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Posted: Apr 26th, 2014
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Princess Anne’s ‘Horses for Courses’ cookbook tipped for Christmas top spot

most revolutionary culinary tome since reintroduction of scotch eggsRetailers have announced their Christmas sales predictions today, revealing that Princess Anne has a ‘strong chance’ of reaching the festive top spot for December book sales with the launch of her debut cookbook, ‘Horses for Courses’. Said to be the first of its kind, readers will be treated to wide array of equine offerings, from ‘honey-glazed hoof’ to ‘quick and easy tongue sandwiches, straight from the horse’s mouth’.

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Posted: Nov 20th, 2013
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Tesco face-scanners criticised for ‘brutal honesty and lack of tact’

bogofTesco is facing heavy scrutiny today after several of its new ‘face-scanners’ were accused of delivering ‘unnecessary and offensive’ suggestions to shoppers.

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Posted: Nov 7th, 2013
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