Posts Tagged: marketing

Creepy

Warning: crappy phone picture. I didn’t have enough charge to take another one; it crashed when I tried. If I remember to put the camera in my pocket tomorrow I’ll take a better one. I’m a good swimmer but the idea of flailing around in a bottle of sticky sweet ice tea gives me instant

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Unfortunate lunch

Dear marketing people who claim to know what I want: you don’t. Really. Trust me. Anyway, I bought some supermarket falafel balls to eat as a snack which we happened not to eat as a snack, so we thought we’d have them for lunch today. We didn’t have any pitta bread so I went to

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Butter mystery

I buy butter. I don’t buy margarine. Not to spread on bread, because I hate the stuff (especially the low-fat varieties; they give a fatty mouth-feel without any taste, brr), and not for the kitchen because there are so many nicer cooking fats: oil! ghee! lard! dripping! goose fat! oh, and butter! My default butter

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Scary cold call

Phone: Ring, ring! In fact it didn’t ring so much as play a Grine Kuzine song, because it was my mobile phone. It said “unknown caller”. I’ve had several calls from Unknown Caller in the past few weeks, all hanging up the moment I pushed “answer”, making me start to think someone was stalking me.

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Gah. Manufacturers.

It’s not often that I want to blog about a product. Especially not a brand-name product– I don’t use many of those, because the only quality that tends to set them apart from house brands is the price. But I used to buy Ajax gel bathroom cleaner. I’m only barely good enough at cleaning, so

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