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Woman A Leading Authority On What Shouldn't Be In Poor People's Grocery Carts

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Also said to be a preeminent authority on whether poor people should even be going to that particular supermarket in the first place.

http://www.theonion.com/articles/woma...

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  1. You do know The Onion is satire, right?

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    1. re: c oliver

      Yes, honey, I do.

      1. re: Samalicious

        Good, dearie.

      2. re: c oliver

        But don't we all know someone like this?

        1. re: pikawicca

          I've read of them here on CH but gratefully haven't run across any, that I know of anyway, IRL.

          1. re: c oliver

            Unfortunately, I know several.

            1. re: pikawicca

              Well, you know here on the Left Coast, we sometimes march to the beat of a different drummer :)

          2. re: pikawicca

            Indeed we do; sadly, I worked with a couple of 'em.

            Some of these "experts" on other people's lives have been spotted in the wild, muttering their opinions in checkout lines.

            1. re: mcsheridan

              Those "experts" should be trapped and relocated to Chernobyl.

            2. re: pikawicca

              There's an area man who's just like this.

              1. re: hal2010

                I had the misfortune to be seated next to a man who espoused these ideas last Thanksgiving. Had to excuse myself early from dinner to avoid smacking him upside the head. These people are toxic. It's possible to discuss how food stamp money should be spent without getting nasty and judgmental.

          3. Cocktail Hour Post of the Day.

            (Missed that earlier, so thanks for the link!)

            1. That is hilarious. Man have we seen most of that right here on CH.

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              1. re: DGresh

                The Onion sends an e-mail of selected stories every Thursday - good fun.

              2. Early in the morning when I'm bleary eyed and dressing for work, my wife has the title for "what on earth would motivate someone to go out in public like that."

                My answer - "I'm a nerd. I'm allowed to dress like this." :-)

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                1. re: dave_c

                  That's the excuse for my entire middle and high school life.