Dave's Free Press: Journal

violence, pornography, and rude words for the web generation

 

Recent posts

(subscribe)

Recently commented posts

(subscribe)

Journals what I read

geeky politics rant silly religion meta music perl weird drinking culture london language transport sport olympics hacking media maths web photography etiquette spam amazon film bastards books bryar holidays palm telecoms cars travel yapc bbc clothes rsnapshot phone whisky security home radio lolcats deafness environment curry art work privacy iphone linux unix go business engineering kindle gps economics latin anglo-saxon money bramble cars environment electronics
Fri, 24 Oct 2008

Ocado delivers ... The Times?

The nice man from Ocado just delivered my groceries. I order stuff slightly more than once a month. Included in my delivery was a copy of The Times.

This is most puzzling.

It was today's newspaper, delivered just before 9pm - so if I actually wanted to read the thing (and I don't - what, get the news on paper? How 20th century!) I'd have already bought a copy at the station 12 hours earlier, read it, and discarded it. So they're obviously not delivering it so that I can enjoy reading it. And then, Ocado do like to trumpet their green credentials. Exactly how delivering a mass of useless paper which is only going to get thrown away is green is beyond me.

Posted at 21:15 by David Cantrell
keywords: environment | media
Permalink | 3 Comments

stop moaning u cunt

Posted by SKILLA on Wed, 7 Jan 2009 at 21:36:42


Learn to spell "you", you illiterate cunt.

Posted by David Cantrell on Thu, 8 Jan 2009 at 12:51:23


It's already on its way to the bin when its printed. I was puzzled by the inclusion of the times myself. I reckon they must be distributing unsold copies of the Times as a "special offer". Otherwise either Ocado would pulp them, or the publishers as part of some kind of sale or return deal.

Posted by Dunxd on Fri, 6 Feb 2009 at 20:38:15


Sorry, this post is too old for you to comment on it.

Archive