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The_Lincoln_Imp
Oct 7th, 2005, 12:38 PM
I had an Ely moment in the poultry aisle of Elmer's End Tesco. I'm not now, nor will I ever be, a vegetarian, but the doomed and melancholy air that hangs around pallid rows of naked, trussed and oh-so-very-dead chickens is an inescapable reminder of the fundamental futility of existence. But when they are being piled high and selling for less than 1 a pound, it's hard not to intuit that something, somewhere has indeed gone terribly wrong.

Full: http://www.guardian.co.uk/supermarkets/story/0,12784,1586929,00.html

Pob
Oct 7th, 2005, 01:44 PM
Could that be any more depressing?
Good read, though.
How come the writer says she'll never be vegetarian - can anyone know that?

Rob Chanandler Bong

twinkle
Oct 7th, 2005, 04:37 PM
No, I don't think they can. I've had at least two friends tell me they could never go vegetarian, and then do exactly that within a year :D

aubergine
Oct 7th, 2005, 04:56 PM
Crumbs. Elmers End Tesco is near me. It used to be my local supermarket before I moved.

It's the living embodyment of trash culture food shopping.

Pilaf
Oct 7th, 2005, 05:07 PM
Yes, you can go vegetarian. I believe you're strong enough, and wise enough.

Mr Flibble
Oct 8th, 2005, 01:18 AM
umm, not sure you read the post before making a reply ;)