October 24, 2009

Unclear On The Concept

Our local upscale supermarket is having a weekend "Buy Local" promotion with all sorts of stalls and counters outside in the parking lot. Right in the middle there's a stall selling some sort of organic drink with a whole bunch of claims about how it helps the body; bang in the middle of the other signs there's one saying "Made In New Zealand!!".

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At 10/24/2009 5:28 pm, Blogger Pauline said...

Well, why not? It's not like anyone in the USA actually knows where New Zealand is.

At 10/25/2009 4:52 pm, Blogger Jimmy Little said...

Yeah — something about the 51st state also comes to mind…

At 11/02/2009 12:20 am, Blogger Pauline said...

Yes, that does come to mind. A piece headlined on National Radio last week about US immigrants to NZ who were leaving the USA because they couldn't stomach the invasions of recent times. And then I remembered - they don't do irony over there.


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