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Green skin man touched bread in supermarket

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Lecx Sat 06-Apr-13 12:53:53

At the supermarket I saw a man with a greenish complexion in the bakery department. He also has a hospital patient band on. He touched some bread in one of the open bread baskets.

Should I have told someone? I didn't as I didn't think it was my business and would be rude but I would t want to eat that bread.

babybarrister Sat 06-Apr-13 22:48:46

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

coffeeinbed Sat 06-Apr-13 19:44:20

Beta Blockers can give you green skin.

TheOrchardKeeper Sat 06-Apr-13 19:42:49

Maybe he was a hungry extra from some Zombie film/tv series. They're so common now that wherever you are in the uk, a zombie flick/tv show is being made within a 20 miles radius...

complexnumber Sat 06-Apr-13 19:42:42

OMW...I'm not trying to imply that the JGG is in any way anything other than what you would expect from a large green man.

complexnumber Sat 06-Apr-13 19:40:21

"what ever you do dont make him angry, you wouldn't like him when he's angry"

Unless he really is the Jolly Green Giant, in which case it is a major melt down ...loads of tissues and emotional support.

Mouseyinmyhousey Sat 06-Apr-13 19:30:35

This has really made me laugh on a bad day, thanks.

WhoWhatWhereWhen Sat 06-Apr-13 18:56:54

what ever you do dont make him angry, you wouldn't like him when he's angry

complexnumber Sat 06-Apr-13 18:49:08

So, what sort of disposition did he have?

Did he appear quite cheery and generally pleased with life?
In which case I think you have spotted the Jolly Green Giant.

If, however he seemed somewhat distressed by matters, then I think you have, indeed, come across the Incredible Hulk.

I think the existance of a hospital wrist band on either would be quite appropriate.

If he was particularly small, he was probably a poisonous dwarf.

crashdoll Sat 06-Apr-13 18:24:17

I came here to post that it's not easy being green but I got beaten to it.
Must spend less time on mumsnet!

VerySmallSqueak Sat 06-Apr-13 18:20:23

In truth it'd put me off if I saw anyone touch the bread (especially Viva 's bogey fingers man...bleurgh)

But everyone who buys uncovered bread like that pays their money and takes their chances.

Chockyeggpants Sat 06-Apr-13 18:15:07

It wouldn't be Waitrose....

Chockyeggpants Sat 06-Apr-13 18:14:44

Morrisons or Asda??

LeeCoakley Sat 06-Apr-13 17:52:34

Was it tiger bread he was touching? The scabs on top are supposed to be there so don't worry.

GrowSomeCress Sat 06-Apr-13 17:31:33

I feel sorry for the man but seriously the title of this thread is hilarious

Mandy2003 Sat 06-Apr-13 16:37:56


notsofrownieface Sat 06-Apr-13 15:23:04

Are you sure he didn't just overdo it with the fake tan? I have seen some green people from that.

Baabaapinksheep Sat 06-Apr-13 15:18:35

Yes you should have told somebody...

Mulder and Scully.

TheOrchardKeeper Sat 06-Apr-13 15:15:11

*lick hmm

TheOrchardKeeper Sat 06-Apr-13 15:14:58

WHERE WAS IT!!!? shock

(I don't want to go to work tomorrow so may go and have a lcik of those rolls) grin

RobbinyoureastereggsSparkles Sat 06-Apr-13 15:11:41

The thread title reads like a headline of the Daily Bugle!

ComposHat Sat 06-Apr-13 15:03:21

Sharon is that you? We re you in there to buy more wine and a can of raid to deal with the wasps?

FunnyLittleFrog Sat 06-Apr-13 14:47:22

Best thread title of the day. grin

ThreeBeeOneGee Sat 06-Apr-13 14:14:32

Did you mean to make your thread title sound like a headline from a tabloid newspaper?

Silverlace Sat 06-Apr-13 14:12:41

I can beat you on green skinned people and snotty children in supermarkets. I saw a robin in the bread aisle of Tesco this morning. It flew over my head and perched on top of a stack of plastic bread trays.

I did wonder what would happen when it spotted the freshly baked bread section and all those seeded rolls, I have seen the mess they make on my bird table!

Lecx Sat 06-Apr-13 13:33:13

Yes I felt sorry for him, which is why I did nothing as I didn't want to hurt his feelings. But I was worried as he did look very unwell, I have never seem anyone that colour before.

You have all put me off those bread baskets now.

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