Tuesday, 30 March 2010

John Lewis, you crack me up

    John Lewis, a well-known UK department store, sent me a marketing email yesterday.

Its title: "Discover what's hot in electricals this month".

Presumably by the smell.

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  1. Perhaps they think you lead a life of excessive dissipation...

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  2. Nothing beats the smell of fried transistor in the morning =)

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  3. Surely that would just be the toasters et al :)

    Stace

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  4. it could be a telly, if you were watching Thermistor Men

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  5. Now there's a post that splits the electronic engineers from the computer scientists.

    @Dru: you've exceeded both my cultural knowledge and my 1337 Google-fu with that one, who are the Thermistor men?

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  6. ..and your punnability, perhaps? "The Mister Men...?" aye thenk yow, aye thenk yow...

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  7. (hangs head in shame at missing the bleedin' obvious) Yesterday wasn't one of my brightest days.

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  8. And I thought there was some hot young thing now positioned in the electricals department to assist you.

    Shows you where my mind is...

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  9. Sadly no, usually spotty young men with spiky hair in ill-fitting suits. Usually pretty clueless on what they're selling too.

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