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To describe DM as "a bit 'Good Housekeeping'l ?

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WoburnSands Fri 19-Aug-16 13:29:50

In our family 'this long been customary to describe people in terms of retail brands to ourselves.
We say e.g "she's a bit Primark" I'll leave to to make an educated guess st the connotation.

I said to my mum recently that if she were personified in a brand she would be the magazine "Good Housekeeping".

This was met by a slightly disapproving look and a raised eyebrow.

Incidentally , I've been reading 'Woman's Own' since the age of 16 and not even in a postmodern/ironic way so Lord knows how people would classify me!!

WoburnSands Fri 19-Aug-16 13:30:13

'tis* long been customary ..

areyoutheregoditsmemargaret Fri 19-Aug-16 13:32:06

Well, if you are Lila Moss and your mum is Kate Moss, then that might be seen as a bit cheeky. It's not exactly a glamorous brand, but I love GH and wouldn't be devastated if I ended up with that name attached, rather than, say, Saga.

WoburnSands Fri 19-Aug-16 13:34:16

It is quite classy, imo

WoburnSands Fri 19-Aug-16 13:34:59

I'm not Lila Moss ...!!

celeste83 Fri 19-Aug-16 13:55:13

Good Housekeeping to me says middle class housewife in her late 50#s early 60's grin

WoburnSands Fri 19-Aug-16 14:19:02

I agree celeste although I'd go with a fraction younger for the readership / mid/late 40s start through to 60s ?shock

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