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People Of Tesco: Supermarket Bans Pyjamas, Nighties And Bare Feet

by | 28th, January 2010

people-of-tescoPEOPLE Of Tesco was to be a great site – an insight into life in the UK. But then a spokesman for the chain’s supermarket in – get this – St Mellons in Cardiff decreed that shoppers are forbidding from entering the store in pyjamas or barefoot. Says the sign:

“To avoid causing offence or embarrassment to others we ask that our customers are appropriately dressed when visiting our store (footwear must be worn at all times and no nightwear is permitted).”

201Says the store spokesman: “We’re not a nightclub with a strict dress code, and jeans and trainers are of course more than welcome.

“We do, however, request that customers do not shop in their PJs or nightgowns. This is to avoid causing offence or embarrassment to others.”

Old Mr Anorak is stitched into his Winter Undersuit from St Martin’s till the first Day of Spring. He gets his groceries delivered by a small platoon of trained gimps carrying a sedan chair on which an effigy of Terry Waite sits. He urges you to do the same, for decency’s sake…



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