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Kristallnacht: Panic Buying As Last Lights Go Out In Britian

by | 7th, January 2009

WILL the last person in Britain please turn the Great British lights back on? The Mail leads the clarion call:

Revolt! Robbed of their right to buy traditional light bulbs, millions are clearing shelves of last supplies.

On it goes:

Millions of Britons are finally waking up to the fact that their beloved light bulb will disappear for good after 120 years.

The Great British light bulb has been lighting up the country since 1889, having first been ignited by late The Queen Mother. With her gone, we at least had the bulb, but now the European Union has crushed it beneath their jackboots.

A long shadow has fallen across Europe, and one that mocks the dim enviro-bulbs, that are no match for our Great British 100-watt bulb that has lighting up the planet from Botany Bay to Bridlington an age.
Cue “panic”:

Yesterday panic buyers were snapping up the remaining bulbs in a last-ditch attempt to stockpile the final supplies. Hundreds of leading supermarkets and DIY chains – including Sainsbury’s, Asda and Homebase – have already sold their last remaining bulbs after a surge in panic buying.

They should turn them on and allow we whoa re

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