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Marmite and marriage! (Lighthearted)

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Binkyridesagain Sun 20-Jan-13 19:01:59

DH and I have been married for 17years, through all this time he has known there is a line that you do not cross, the marmite line, on one side is me the hater, the other is him the lover, I am quite happy for him to indulge in his vile habit and there is space in the cupboard for him to store the various jars he collects, I believe I am showing a level of tolerance that is above and beyond what most women would endure.

He knows that if he wants to indulge and spread the sludge on his bread he can but he must keep it away from me and anything that I cherish and hold dear.

The bastard has introduced MY dog to it and the bitch likes it. I don't know who has betrayed me more, him for crossing the line or her for siding with him on the love it/hate it argument

I can't believe he would risk 17 years of marriage for this.

AIBU or should I LTB

shewhowines Tue 22-Jan-13 15:33:18

P.s. Never mind you LTB. He should ditch you asap.

shewhowines Tue 22-Jan-13 15:31:49

love love love

Marmite and rocket sandwiches are very good.

You have to perfect the technique of wrapping it around the knife to avoid getting a sticky jar. Now having a sticky jar is BU and

hate hate hate

ChristianGreyIsAJackass Tue 22-Jan-13 14:39:48

I try not to think about it ;)

QueenofClean Mon 21-Jan-13 15:44:03

YABVVU - Love Love Love marmite in this house. We all do thankfully. My DD2 just turned 1 loves marmite sandwiches for lunch smile

Also good in spaghetti bolognaise & shephards/cottage pie yum yum yum.

Good diet snack is Marmite rice cakes grin

TwoCatsAndABabyBump Mon 21-Jan-13 15:36:09

Can't stand marmite but I am partial to a twiglet blush BOVRIL on toast all the way!

chris481 Mon 21-Jan-13 15:26:22

Best sandwich when on a diet: marmite and fried egg.

Binkyridesagain Mon 21-Jan-13 10:49:55

Does he sniff dogs arses on a regular basis or was it a one off?

If marmite is heaven why the need to combine it with jam etc?

Bogeyface Mon 21-Jan-13 10:48:59

DH says it smells like dogs arse

How on earth does he know what a dogs arse smells like?! grin

ChristianGreyIsAJackass Mon 21-Jan-13 10:42:18

DH says it smells like dogs arse grin

toast... spread thickly with marmite and mashed potato on the top... best pissedfood ever

thesnowmanrocks Mon 21-Jan-13 10:39:29

Is the love/hate thing a myth? Thought people either really really love it or really really hate it. No sort of middle ground.

HoneyDragon Mon 21-Jan-13 07:33:04

Yup I'm another who appreciates marmite for cooking and flavouring but wouldn't notice if they stopped selling it.

The love/hate things a myth.

How is this fucking confused awful stuff not banned yet. Smells of giphmm, makes me want to giphmm. Just awful.

And all of its foul confused derivatives.


Bogeyface Mon 21-Jan-13 00:18:38

I don't love it or hate it.

Could take it or leave it.

Does not compute. Does not co$(%&£$IUIHSDFIGSNDFGNSDT(&$T%£$(%($£%EUGNZDFKLESRLIUOTERS>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>


ChippingInNeedsSleepAndCoffee Mon 21-Jan-13 00:11:34

Marmite's mighty
It's nutritious
Marmite's mighty
It's delicious
Marmites mighty
Mighty tough
You can never have enough

Most dogs love marmite - you're on a hiding to nothing!

Beaverfeaver Mon 21-Jan-13 00:09:33

I don't love it or hate it.

Could take it or leave it.

Plomino Sun 20-Jan-13 23:57:24

I adore it . Have it on crumpets with cheese , spread it on ready rolled puff pastry as a thin layer which I then roll up to make little spirally biscuits that I can't think what they're called . Love it .

DH however literally cannot stomach it . As I learned when we were first living together . I accidentally shoved a plateful of marmite toast under his nose , only to watch in bemusement as he went first white , then green , then threw up , then went to bed with a migraine . And he hasn't got any better since .

I have however given it to all my dc's who also love it . So he is in a minority .

OscarPistoriusBitontheside Sun 20-Jan-13 23:50:08


Binkyridesagain Sun 20-Jan-13 23:42:39


Bogeyface Sun 20-Jan-13 23:37:55

grin DH just said "she is into fanjo sniffing dogs and he has to move out?"

I think he has a point!

Bogeyface Sun 20-Jan-13 23:36:11

Hey, you open a can you're gonna get worms! grin

I've given him the ultimatum he's moving in with bogey Is he?! to tell DH he is no longer needed.....not sure you can cite Marmite in a divorce....

Binkyridesagain Sun 20-Jan-13 23:28:17

Yep, he remembers cycling past it when he was a nipper.
He's spent the last 10 mins reliving fond memories whilst eating more marmite.
This is not what I had planned!

Binkyridesagain Sun 20-Jan-13 23:23:49

Thanks for that Mayan, I've given him the ultimatum he's moving in with

Bogeyface Sun 20-Jan-13 23:22:02

Bogeyface Sun 20-Jan-13 23:21:20

THis photo ring any bells for him?

Bogeyface Sun 20-Jan-13 23:14:43

He is Swan side! I am Swan side too, I shall forgive him his woeful memory! My best friend lived on Ashby Road!

He now gets a Winshill Marmite flavoured Mwah!

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