do you ever find left over notes in shopping torlleys or elsewhere? i

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codnotamod Fri 13-Jan-06 09:40:38

i am vaguely intrigued by these as identified in teh times
"Discarded notes are rubbish to most people, but not for worldwide subscribers to Found, which reprints them. The magazine’s publisher, Davy Rothbart, gets bundles sent to his office in Michigan. Laura Kwerel, a radio producer in Washington, was “overwhelmed” after reading one issue. “I realise now,” she says, “that there is more humanity in a discarded grocery list than in a thousand-page novel.” Some people need to get out more. "
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Meglet England Fri 27-Jul-12 23:31:23

This is my second best highlight of the day.... first ever shopping list. Sainsburys trolley...

cereal - weetabix
Luke card
bacon
yogs
crisps
t roll (grin)
croissants
OJ

torch

NorkyPies Wed 12-Oct-11 00:24:37

Found list in Asda today - here it is exactly as written

Mince
Mushrooms
Onions
Carrots
Broccoli
Califlower
Roast Pot
Potatoes
Cheese
Salad
Gravy
Meat - Chicken Pork??
Oranges
Washing up liquid
Sprinkles for buns
Yorkshire Pud
Oxo
Butter, Milk
________________________

The only bright spot is Sprinkles for buns, though interestingly Roast Pot and Potatoes are different things (obviously buys frozen roast potatoes). All are crossed out, except Gravy, Washing up liquid, Sprinkles for buns and Milk - was she going to get them cheaper elsewhere? can't believe Asda didn't have them, even the Sprinkles.

BibiThree Tue 26-Apr-11 13:04:16

Smerch - Snoodle = Super Noodles?

BibiThree Tue 26-Apr-11 13:03:08

I hadn't found any for ages, but on Saturday I found 2!

First: in old person writing, written like this

HAM
DATE

TOWELL BEST APPLE PIE
DREX TRIFLE

BaRT FLAKES

and on the other side:

MAXI PLASTERS
ALL DAY ROLL
E45
APPLE PIE

Second: written on green and white paper from a notebook, with butterflies on

BREAD
Rolls (for SAT & SUN)
Soya Milk
Eggs
sugar
coffee
something and quantity scribbled out
HAM
pasties
ALPro choc desert.
crisps
Jacket Spuds
Hot dog sausage
SALAD (Lettuce cuc sp On raddish
chicken pieces

RABBIT FOOD
Wet food Kats
cat litter
Antibac Wipes
liquid detergent
Wet Wipes
Moist toilet tisue x2 Feminax Exp
toilet Roll St
tampax Super

withagoat Sun 20-Mar-11 10:03:24

i love that this thread is still going

Found this in Trolley at Tescos My first list find

Milk
Bread
Toms
Coleslaw
Yorkshire Ham
Salad
Shoulder Of Lamb
Broccoli
Chicken?
Potatoes
Garlic
Cat

CheekyLittleStocking Fri 17-Dec-10 01:39:03

Oh im going to look for some lists now

Thin sliced bread?

What kind of pills?

Smerch Fri 22-Oct-10 15:24:45

Found outside Sainsbury's today

Fruit
Grapes
Pills
Cake/chocolate
Crisps
McCoys
White Bread
Thin Bread
Coke
Milk
Bacon
Wine Gums
Toothbrush
Snoodle (?)
Shampoo/conditioner
Jam
Fishfingers

Intrigued by the separation of grapes and fruit and crisps and Mccoys. Also what is Snoodle and Thin Bread?

poguemahone Fri 17-Sep-10 21:09:02

Found in Tesco on Tuesday:
Eggs
Mince
Mushs
Peppers
Ch Breast
R Krispies

Bonus item: a meal-planner down the right-hand side:
M - Omelette
T - Chips, ching (? hard to make out)
W - Spag Bol
Th - CCG

No shortage of protein. But what are they having with their chips and what on earth is CCG?

jabberwocky Sat 10-Oct-09 03:04:01

you guys will love this website

cathcat Sat 10-Oct-09 01:50:50

In Tesco.

bread
milk
cheese
ham
2x tins ham
2x tins of something like ham
mushrooms
peppers
pate
peanut butter

etc

it was the 2 tins of something like ham that made me laugh smile

moodlumthehoodlum Wed 23-Sep-09 20:32:38

I miss cod. She was funny.

BustleInYourHedgerow Wed 23-Sep-09 20:30:06

phee96 Mon 18-May-09 11:35:04

Ok, I found this list found in a Tesco's trolley and just had to post it as it's so neatly typed and organised hmm (I've taken the child's name out)

X's toys/X's clothes

X's food

Dog food/biscuits
Comfort conditioner
Persil washing up liquid

Bananas
Cherries
Melon
Potatoes
Green beans
Carrots
Apples
Broccoli
Cabbage
Cauliflower

Salmon

Magnum
Ice cream
Eggs/bacon

Cottage cheese
Milk yoghurts
Hadi yoghurts
Greek yoghurt
X's yoghurt
Coleslaw
Salad pack
Strawberry/chocolate drink
Orange juice
Sarnie meat x 2

Saltine crackers
Hot dogs
Tuna
Peanut butter
Olive oil

Fish
Beans
Tinned tomatoes plum

Bread/bread cakes/wraps
Custard doughnuts
Sponge cakes
Wotsits

Bump - mumsnet has gone a bit mad and it's time to remember some good stuff

MumGoneCrazy Thu 19-Feb-09 21:16:42

I know this is an old thread but after searching for months ive finally found someone else shopping list grin

I found this in a tesco's in Worcester a few days ago

Hair Colour - Garner - medium blonde
Nail Varnish Pink - Jen
Hair Shampoo + Conditioner
Washing Powder
Fabric Conditioner
Washing Up Liquid
Cat Litter + Food
Cheese
Milk

Napkins
Boxes
Plates

then it says Wellbeing underlined with this list under it

Dates
Cherries
Bananas
Sunflower Seeds/ Pumkin Seeds
Mixed Nuts
Strawberries
Melon Slices
Grapes
Satsumas
Pears

Smoothies - kids

Someone has published a book with found lists and notes in, I saw it the other day.

I found one in Waitrose last week and read it, it made me think of Cod.

I put it back in case the person returned for it.

They needed lots of things from the healthfood shop inc

extra strength cod liver oil

but had really old persons hand writing so couldn't make out that much.

DorisH Tue 07-Oct-08 00:28:24

Bonzer thread. ROFL laughing and nearly waking ds asleep in my arms...

I will look out for one. i do remember finding a holiday packing list belonging to my sil. It read:

black pants
fybogel

notthebubblyseaweed Wed 24-Sep-08 21:59:23

i stuffed this in my pocket today with all the manner of an expert realising they have panned gold and got away with it. dd2 looked, opened mouth to comment, thought the better of it. she, mother, was not to be messed with. have got throught tonight with the satisfying thought of the gold in them thar pockets.

here goes.

square roughly 6X6 cm piece of white paper (NOT post it) very crumpled. handwriting gives impression of being very hurried so am willing to forgive spelling and put down to pressure. list as follows,

milk roses House

Bread

weetabix

WAshing tabs , dishwasher
tabs , oxy clean.

olive all

chicun stock clues

cuticle remover

Nothing left to say except that I can now die happy having genuine contribution to this thread. Oh and somerfield, glasgow, thanks.

FluffyMummy123 Sun 15-Jun-08 16:50:00

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RustyBear Sun 15-Jun-08 16:03:17

Found this one in a Tesco trolley - on an envelope addressed to a guy called Andy)
Red onions
Potatoes
Toms
Cue's
Chop Toms
Pasta
Jelly
Kidney beans
Chilli powder
Tom sauce

Peperoni
2 pies
Pizza x2
Bacon
Butter
Yogs

Cotton Buds
Soap
Toothpaste
Shower Gel
Washing Liquid
Soap Powder
Domestos
Tile cleaner
Toilet Rolls
Foil
Kitchen Roll

Batteries
June Pres [Happy Birthday June!]
Stationary
Weed Killer
and then at the bottom
Morrison's
Orange Juice
Cereal
Pizza
[Don't know why these items have to come from Morrison's, especially as he has 2xPizza further up the list]

On the other side is his meal plan for the week [hope he's got a copy]

Peperoni pasta & pancakes
Pie + jelly, ice crm
Chilli + Angel Delight [hopefully that is 2 separate courses!]
Cornbeef hash + ice crm
Liver Cass (Sunday)
Pizza

and a couple of recipes
Onion gravy:
Fry onions in butter add balsamic vinegar and gravy stock

Batter
Half pint milk
4 oz plain flour
Salt
3 eggs
20 mins

FluffyMummy123 Mon 02-Jun-08 20:06:24

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WrongSideOfTwenty Mon 02-Jun-08 20:05:58

I found a shopping list today, it was lying on the ground outside my local Morrissons, I picked it up blush as I wanted to contribute to this thread, lol.

It was written on the back of a receipt for £60 worth of diesel and written in a bright red felt tip pen.

Cling film
Jam
Tin foil
yorkshire pudds
ham joint
weetabix
bread
R.blades
corn cobs
carrots

Housemum Fri 09-Nov-07 23:33:04

OK - can I make up what was on the list in this guy's mind? I did a stint on the evening tills in Sainsbury's and a guy buys some Polo mints, a pregnancy test and some condoms (yes, this was real)

The mental list in his mind must be:

Pregnancy test (shit, hope she's not)

Polo Mints (hmm, if she's not, am I in with a chance of a shag?)

Durex (best be sure this time...)

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