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Post by Jeezy Creezy » Fri Jan 11, 2008 10:01

Seafood Ariabiata Spaghetti and Rocket Pizza. Even my mum was impressed when I served that up. I think I'm changing this to a food thread now. Sorry.
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Post by darvé » Fri Jan 11, 2008 10:37

Perhaps if they hadnt spent about a gazillion trillion punds on their overblown christmas ad or however much it was then they might not be so fucked.

In other news, i bought my mum some slippers from M&S for christmas and they really are the worst thing i've ever seen, it looks like someones sicked chiken tikka masala over them and called it a pattern.

she likes them though.

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Post by Elvistears » Fri Jan 11, 2008 12:38

oh, come on, it wouldn't JUST be chicken tikka masala...

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Post by humblebee » Fri Jan 11, 2008 13:06

PandaBear wrote:I think the reason for the BBC's obsession with M&S is that there's the view that the public see it as a very British brand, so the BBC use it as a representative of the performance of the economy as a whole, however erroneous or justified that might be. ie. isn't the economy performing well - M&S have posted record profits! Or ooh, doom and gloom - M&S have suffered a sales slump.
Isn't that sort of what crystalball said earlier?

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Post by a layer of chips » Fri Jan 11, 2008 13:09

It's also a massive employer, though. Over 50,000 people work for them. If they're doing badly loads of people are gonna lose their jobs, which is bad for the economy, blah, blah, blah...

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Post by Mr Bear » Fri Jan 11, 2008 14:12

humblebee wrote:
PandaBear wrote:I think the reason for the BBC's obsession with M&S is that there's the view that the public see it as a very British brand, so the BBC use it as a representative of the performance of the economy as a whole, however erroneous or justified that might be. ie. isn't the economy performing well - M&S have posted record profits! Or ooh, doom and gloom - M&S have suffered a sales slump.
Isn't that sort of what crystalball said earlier?
Yes, yes it is. Whoops, sorry M!

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