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Thursday, February 03, 2011

When I grow up I want to be an oporopolist

Another word of the week time.

Oporopolists sell fruit for a living.

Several years ago I was in our local Asda and I was checking how hard the plums were. For some reason Asda sells 'soft fruit' that is actually rock hard. Then Cathy turned around and said, in a very loud voice: "Jon! Stop feeling the fruit!"

Everyone present stopped what they were doing and looked at me.

I don't buy plums any more.

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1 Comments:

At 3/2/11 23:37, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Have to say I have given up on supermarket plums as I have found as often they are like bullets rather than fruit. When English Victorias are in then I buy them!

 

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