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Is using "Regina blitz" a sign of being middle class?

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Creambun2 Fri 24-Nov-17 21:37:11

Was told that buying regina blitz kitchen roll is pretentious and a middle class excess? confused

Anyone agree?

UnmentionedElephantDildo Fri 24-Nov-17 21:39:08

I guess, in Jilly terms, it's a Jen Teale thing?

IncyWincyGrownUp Fri 24-Nov-17 21:39:18

Nah. I’m common as much and buy it because it’s strong and kitchen proof.

dementedpixie Fri 24-Nov-17 21:40:19

I buy it when it's on offer

RemainOptimistic Fri 24-Nov-17 21:40:32

Never heard of it. What class does that make me?

AndNoneForGretchenWieners Fri 24-Nov-17 21:42:11

I had never heard of it but bought it today because it was on offer and kitchen roll is so bloody expensive for the decent stuff anyway. I didn't realise kitchen roll could make one middle class.

ApplesTheHare Fri 24-Nov-17 21:42:34

I'm pretty sure you have to pretend not to notice brands to be truly middle class grin

haba Fri 24-Nov-17 21:42:43

I've never heard of it. What a ridiculous name.

WorraLiberty Fri 24-Nov-17 21:42:56

I stopped buying it in favour of Morrison's 'Multi' kitchen towel.

It's exactly the same (not even a slight difference) and much cheaper.

The class thing is weird. I have no idea about that crap grin

Battleax Fri 24-Nov-17 21:43:53


That's a new one.

buckeejit Fri 24-Nov-17 21:45:32

Ooh. Morrisons multi you say? Off to see if it's in the Amazon pantry......

hazeyjane Fri 24-Nov-17 21:46:04

This thread has left me very confused, which either means I'm too posh, too common or just a bit pissed.

FadedRed Fri 24-Nov-17 21:46:10

Ermm.....^kitchen roll^.... is that a commodity used by the staff?
I'll send for the butler, he will enquirer of the Housekeeper, who will have a word with Cook, who will ask the kitchen scullery maids, then I'll get back to you on this issue.

thenettyprofessor Fri 24-Nov-17 21:47:19

Heeellloooo one does only use this when...the bog roll runs out luv alrite

BrandNewHouse Fri 24-Nov-17 21:47:51

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Hulder Fri 24-Nov-17 21:48:08

Never heard of it. Am with Apples - to be truly middle class you wouldn't notice the brand, or be shopping in Lidl marvelling at the value.

Upper class - your butler buys it.

ShatnersBassoon Fri 24-Nov-17 21:48:23

It sounds like an industrial-strength feminine hygiene product, so I'd say it's not associated with the middle classes (who obviously have no need for such things).

CharlieSierra Fri 24-Nov-17 21:50:18

I've never heard of it. And I don't buy kitchen roll. What class am I?

Thishatisnotmine Fri 24-Nov-17 21:50:50

There is another called Regina Wish which has extra perforations. Big or little sheets, up to you! I want them to combine Blitz and Wish.

RatRolyPoly Fri 24-Nov-17 21:51:15

Ha, no! We used to buy it back when we were beer-swilling call-centre working layabouts who dossed at each others' houses. So many alcohol spillages... grin

buckeejit Fri 24-Nov-17 21:51:17

Boo, just strong & absorbent or ultra strong & thick.

I might try Regina vs the ultra strong & thick.

Incidentally my cat is called Regina & she won over the bog standard kitchen roll we normally get this morning when she decided to attack it 🐱

buckeejit Fri 24-Nov-17 21:52:34

Ooh, now I want the wish-I hate waste & am so stingy that I often rip a piece of kitchen roll in 2 if I don't need the whole thing, but it's not easy

ZenNudist Fri 24-Nov-17 21:52:36

I thought this was a vagina steaming product grin

NatMatCat Fri 24-Nov-17 21:55:18

No. Middle class people have an aversion to kitchen roll. Possibly acceptable to keep some Waitrose own brand under the Belfast sink.

Halebeke425 Fri 24-Nov-17 21:55:46

Agree with WorraLiberty morrisons multi is identical and have never heard about any class bullocks it's kitchen roll for God's sake.

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