Tuesday 28 March 2017

Ian O'Doherty: But they have kids -- so they come first

Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

Frankly, going into most supermarkets has become an exercise in frustration. Constant innovations mean you never actually know where anything is and, worse, self-service tills have been introduced -- which resulted in ignominy in Dunnes in the Stephen's Green centre for me last week as I spent 10 minutes waiting like a lemon for a checkout person to come along until I realised that I was meant to put the money into some sort of an electronic till.

But even before you get in the door of the average supermarket, there are plenty of irritants to put you in the horrors.

And, one of the personal bugbears is this new fad of having specially reserved parking spots for families.

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