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Bargain brands

by Christopher Fielden

Posted: 05 Sep 2014 @ 12:25

THERE are some names that just make me shudder, and, in the world of drink, one of them is "bargain booze". My dictionary describes "booze", as a verb, as "to drink alcoholic liquor, esp. to excess."

Now Bargain Booze is an important chain of off-licences, spreading south from its homeland in the north. I think that I would wear dark glasses and pull my hat down, in the hope of not being recognised, before walking into one of its branches.

All this is most unfair, because it ...

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