Posted by sean on May 15, 2015 at 11:08 am in Work Activities with No Comments


They say that you get what you pay for. On a recent experience, this is certainly the case when it comes to buying products from the pound shop.

On Saturday I bought a cup to hold my coffee at work. It is one of those fancy travel mugs with the rubber lid you drink from. It is supposed to keep your drink warm, while making you look hip and like a London business-type at the same time. The cup I purchased did keep my drink warm, but when I tried to drink from it, spilt coffee all over my desk. This wasn’t just a few drips, it went everywhere. Have you ever seen a farmyard animal urinating? Think of the leakage on that scale.

Lesson of the day: You can’t put anything fancy or workable from a shop where everything is a pound… although I did buy 3 DVDs for a quid each, including Deep Blue Sea and Open Water – and before you ask, these do work and are apparently not pirate copies.

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