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Old 5th Nov 2018, 07:30
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I don't own this space under my name. I should have leased it while I still could
 
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Originally Posted by Gertrude the Wombat View Post
If you're in the local Co-op, as this incident was, you're desperate. If you're not desperate it can wait until the next time you're going to Tesco.
Ah but that was the whole reason for the shop - paper and milk.

I got the paper and Mrs PN went for the milk and a few other items. Only as the heavy basket had been unloaded and scanned I asked where was the milk. Now having a long queue behind us (and 4 empty self-service tills) the solution is obvious. Mrs PN darts off to get the milk. When she returns I take the rest of the stuff to the car. Some minutes later Mrs PN emerges.
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