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Asda introduces ‘slapping-friendly areas’ for shoppers with small children

won't be beaten on price, service or anything other than aisle 29 Asda is to create ‘slapping areas’ where frustrated parents can hit their children without causing offence to other shoppers.

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Posted: Aug 14th, 2014
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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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Waitrose shopper ‘strolled into Aldi nightmare’

Loyal Waitrose shopper Margie Bento-Davis is still receiving counselling six weeks after she absentmindedly strolled into a branch of Aldi. Her therapist has warned her that she may never overcome the shame of being seen in Aldi and almost buying something there.

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Posted: May 23rd, 2014
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Storm hits southern England, dinner parties in crisis

After a hurricane-force storm hit the south of England, food hoarding has led to a run on essentials like olive oil and organic asparagus. Home Counties housewives have recalled stories told by their mothers of the 1987 storm, where families were left unable to the host even the most basic dinner party.

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Posted: Oct 28th, 2013
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