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Soreen Toast Me's - aghhhhhhh!

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FeedMeAndTellMeImPretty · 13/10/2016 09:06

Just leaving this here as I know you will all appreciate it:

Soreen Toast Me's - aghhhhhhh!
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EmzDisco · 13/10/2016 09:08

Oh FFS! Where did you see this abomination?

Keeptrudging · 13/10/2016 09:08

That's horrific. I used to love Soreen Sad.

ErrolTheDragon · 13/10/2016 09:12

How does something like that happen? It's not down to a greengrocer with a stick of chalk - that package was presumably designed, approved and manufactured.

This leads me to suspect that it was deliberate - free advertising as internet pedants post, point and laugh... and think, mmm but they do look yummy...Grin

AgentProvocateur · 13/10/2016 09:12

Dreadful. How did this get past the marketing department and a graphic design agency?

Owllady · 13/10/2016 09:14

Omg's i's going's to's get's even's fatter's

FeedMeAndTellMeImPretty · 13/10/2016 10:01

Errol, you cynic! Grin I suspect you're right, but I couldn't resist posting it here anyway.

Now I'm going to have to eat them all so that I can dispose of the packaging.

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TwinkleTwinkleLittleBat · 13/10/2016 10:06

Another reason, if one were needed, to avoid Soreen.

(Although I expect I'll end up buying it as Dh and ds love it)

FeedMeAndTellMeImPretty · 13/10/2016 10:31

Emz, I bought them in Waitrose! Shock

I'm just wondering why on earth they persisted with this name. I can just imagine the conversation around the table,

Soreen head-honcho "So we're all agreed on the name Toast Me?"

Ex-greengrocer employee "But there are 4 a pack, so it just looks like Toast Mes. Let's put an apostrophe in."

Someone with vague grasp of grammar but still confused about how to actually write this abomination of a name "Plurals don't need apostrophes. How about making the s smaller and putting the rest in capitals?"

Head-honcho "Let's do both, just to make sure. Who gives a fuck if it's grammatically correct?"

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Owllady · 13/10/2016 13:41

They didn't bloody have any in Sainsbury's

Yawnyawnallday · 13/10/2016 13:45

My dd's homework included the use of an apostrophe to denote a plural. "Write about the [noun]'s and why they might have become extinct ". I just wanted to share that with the group.

PragmaticWench · 13/10/2016 13:49

Did you respond to the teacher on that Yawn?! Ugh.

elQuintoConyo · 13/10/2016 13:56

Good god! My eyes just vomited!

Sorry, my eye's just vomited.

Yawnyawnallday · 13/10/2016 14:31

I am mulling over my response. Any suggestions?

FeedMeAndTellMeImPretty · 13/10/2016 16:21

Send the teacher a link to this thread!

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Fairylea · 13/10/2016 16:25

They taste absolutely horrid as well. Grin

2legit2knit · 13/10/2016 16:25

I would just put a red ring around the offending apostrophe, Yawnyawnallday. Assuming it will be returned to the same teacher for marking, of course.

Yawnyawnallday · 13/10/2016 16:40

2legit, nice idea.

Garthmarenghi · 13/10/2016 16:47

Reporting this thread. It needs some kind of warning. I can't I see that.

Garthmarenghi · 13/10/2016 16:48


FeedMeAndTellMeImPretty · 14/10/2016 00:49

Garth, I did originally put a trigger warning in the title but I removed it as I thought some humourless twat would come on here and tell me off for it!

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