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HELP!! My child is addicted to pearl barley??!!

(11 Posts)
megamum19 Mon 24-Feb-14 17:31:31

What the title says - I am at a loss here. Really struggling with a cure here.

Pagwatch Mon 24-Feb-14 17:33:43

Perhaps don't buy it for a while?

moondog Mon 24-Feb-14 17:34:35

So am I. It's delicious. Kids adore it too.

Hullygully Mon 24-Feb-14 17:35:02

It's more serious than that actually Pagwatch.

Untreated pearl barley addiction is well known to lead to effects very similar to methadone and sometimes the ague.

Catsmamma Mon 24-Feb-14 17:36:28

how frightful for you all. Can you wean them onto Quinoa?

Hawkmoth Mon 24-Feb-14 17:37:02

Googled. I am such a knob.

Pagwatch Mon 24-Feb-14 17:37:37

Does one end up stealing to feed the habit?

Pagwatch Mon 24-Feb-14 17:39:05

Did you google pearl barley
Or did you google I am such a knob

<goes off to google both>
<both the options obviously. Not 'both'>

RustyBear Mon 24-Feb-14 17:39:30

Seems like the perfect place to remind everyone of Slubber's classic pearl barley thread. Might even give the OP some ideas...

Pagwatch Mon 24-Feb-14 17:40:15

3rd result was about knob cheese

Hawkmoth Mon 24-Feb-14 17:51:29

Cheese and pearl barley knob burger.

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